Peterbilt Class 7

Model Class 7 made by Peterbilt got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning power train .

Model 2001


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
01V181000PACCAR, INCORPORATEDfrom 05/10/2001 to 05/21/2001V (Vehicle)2707/18/2001MFRPACCAR INCORPORATED06/05/200106/05/2001
Defect SummaryVehicle description: peterbilt class 7 and 8 tractors with interaxle driveshafts produced and supplied by spicer driveshaft, inc. (sdi). the sdi driveshafts with universal joint cap bolts were not tightened to sdi's full torque specification.
Consequence SummaryIf the driveshaft assembly became separated from the retaining bolts, the interaxle could be ejected from the truck's driving axles, resulting in hazardous debris. this could occur with little or no prior warning to the vehicle's driver, and could also result in loss of vehicle power.
Corrective SummaryDealers will re-torquing the retaining bolt fasteners. owner notification began july 18, 2001. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact peterbilt at 1-940-591-4000 or dana/sdi at 1-419-535-4500.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).