Peterbilt's Model 348 medium-duty truck is one of the vehicle's potentially impacted by the recall. - Photo: Peterbilt

Peterbilt's Model 348 medium-duty truck is one of the vehicle's potentially impacted by the recall.

Photo: Peterbilt

Paccar is recalling certain 2020 model-year Kenworth T800, T880, and W990 and Peterbilt 348, 367, 389, 520, and 567 vehicles for a problem that could lead to rear output shafts fracturing.

The forward rear axle output shafts may have been improperly heat treated during manufacturing, possibly resulting in the shafts fracturing.

Paccar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the output shafts, as necessary, free of charge.

Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at (425) 828-5888 or Peterbilt customer service at (940) 591-4220.

The recall is expected to begin Feb. 19, 2020. Paccar's numbers for this recall are 19KWE and 19PBG.

Originally posted on Work Truck Online

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