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Transmission issue prompts recall of nearly 2,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt tractors

Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.

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Kenworth, Peterbilt recall trucks with certain Eaton, Paccar transmissions; Wabash, Walker recall trailers

More than 1,200 Kenworth and Peterbilt tractors are being recalled following the announcement last week of a recall from Eaton Cummins of certain automated manual transmissions. Additionally, Walker and Wabash are recalling approximately 75 trailers in separate recalls.

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Autonomous Peterbilt, hydrogen-powered Kenworth on display at CES next week

The Kenworth T680 daycab is a prototype zero-emission truck part of Paccar's Zero Emission Cargo Transport Demonstration project. A Peterbilt 579 autonomous truck will also be on display at the Paccar Innovations booth at the show.

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Kenworth T680 to come standard with 12-speed automated transmission in 2018

The transmission is ideal for applications up to 110,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The Paccar MX-13 engine is available with up to 510 horsepower and 1,850 lb.-ft. of torque.

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Steer axle recall expands to include nearly 19,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth, International trucks

The recall issued by Paccar includes approximately 17,737 model year 2016 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks in most models, along with approximately 1,175 model year 2016 International tractors in most models.

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Nearly 6,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks with optional spotlights recalled

Paccar is recalling approximately 5,731 trucks because the optional spotlight circuit on the affected trucks “may not be adequately protected in the event of a short,” increasing the risk of fire at the fuse block.

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Fuel pump problem prompts recall of new Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks with Cummins ISX15

The recall affects approximately 1,737 model year 2017-2018 Peterbilt 367, 389, 567, 579 and 587 trucks, as well as model year 2018 Kenworth C500, T680, T800, T880 and W900 trucks.

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Kenworth launching Certified Pre-Owned program next year

The trucks must be certified by a Kenworth dealer technician after a full inspection, carry DOT certification and receive a full diesel particulate filter cleaning and an oil and filter change before being listed as certified pre-owned.

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Cummins, Peterbilt, Kenworth and more announce updated equipment, services at ATA conference

A bevy of trucking-related news has come out of ATA's annual fleet conference so far, including equipment updates from Paccar, Cummins and more.

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Paccar to offer Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission in certain Kenworth, Peterbilt models

The TC10 transmission will be offered in Kenworth T680 and T880 models and Peterbilt Models 567 and 579 with both Paccar and Cummins engines.

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