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PACCAR Australia Pty Ltd - Kenworth 2008 - 2020

recall information

Recall number
REC-000770
PRA number
2020/18589
Campaign number
20-Jan
Original published date
Last updated date

make and model information

Make
Kenworth
Year range
2008 - 2020
Affected units
4,664

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

A pneumatic valve in the Hill Start Assist system may be incorrectly connected.

What are the hazards?

If this valve is connected incorrectly, air supply to the rear brakes may be disrupted, increasing the risk of an accident resulting in serious injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted and advised to make an immediate appointment with their nearest PACCAR Australia dealer to arrange for a technician to inspect and repair the vehicle.

For more information, owners can contact their nearest PACCAR Australia dealer. Visit https://www.kenworth.com.au/find-a-dealer/ to find your nearest dealer.
Supplier details
PACCAR Australia Pty Ltd

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact website

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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