Trucks Recalled by Paccar Due to Brake Issue
Paccar has announced a voluntary recall of 15,932 trucks due to the relay valves that may develop internal leakage and cause the brakes to overheat, increasing the risk of a crash.
According to the recall notice, unexpected continuous brake application can cause the brakes to overheat, potentially leading to a fire or crash. The recalls affects the following vehicles that are equipped with the service brakes:
|Vehicle Make/Model:||Model Year(s):|
|Kenworth T170, T270, T370, T440, T470, T660, T700, T800, W900||2012-2013|
|Peterbilt 320, 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, 386, 388, 389, 587||2012-2013|
Under the recall notice, Paccar will notify owners and dealers and will provide a temporary repair until Bendix develops a permanent remedy and this service will be performed free of charge. For addition information, owners may contact Kenworth at 1-425-828-5440 and Peterbilt at 1-940-591-4196.
If you’ve been severely injured by a recalled product, defective product attorneys may be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.