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NHTSA Recall 11V331000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Trucking Agency:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Vehicles:  Peterbilt 587

NHTSA Recall 11V331000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V331000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     PETERBILT / 587 	    	2012
Manufacturer: PACCAR INCORPORATED 	Mfr's Report Date: JUN 22, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V331000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 72
Summary:
PACCAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 PETERBILT 587 TRACTORS, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 12, 2011, THROUGH MAY 20, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR'S MAXTON DRIVELINE ASSEMBLIES. THE TUBING MAY HAVE A SEAM WELD WITH INSUFFICIENT BONDING. THE AFFECTED DRIVELINE ASSEMBLIES ARE RPL25 COUPLING SHAFTS AND SLIP SHAFTS (MAIN) DRIVELINE ASSEMBLIES.
Consequence:
THIS CAN RESULT IN SEAM WELD FRACTURE WHEN TORQUE IS APPLIED. ONCE THE TUBE SEAM WELD IS FRACTURED, THE DRIVELINE MAY BECOME INOPERABLE WHICH MAY RESULT IN A DISABLED VEHICLE OR DEBRIS FROM THE DRIVELINE MAY FALL ON THE ROADWAY, BOTH OF WHICH CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MAIN DRIVE SHAFT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PACCAR AT 1-425-468-7400.
Notes:
PETERBILT SAFETY RECALL NO. 611-A. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


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