Paccar is recalling nearly 18,000 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks because of a potential steer axle problem that could cause a loose connection between the tie rod and steering knuckle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Paccar is recalling 3,000 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks because a front axle sway bar could detach, increasing the risk of a crash.
Paccar is recalling more than 5,700 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks because a defect in the spotlight circuit could start a fire.
Paccar is recalling nearly 1,800 Perterbilt and Kenworth trucks with Cummins ISX engines because a fuel pump defect could cause the engine to stall.
Truck manufacturer Paccar Inc. logged a better than expected profit in the second quarter as the market for big rigs and medium-duty trucks started to improve.
Paccar, the truck maker that owns the Peterbilt and Kenworth brands, swung to a profit in the first quarter of 2017 as demand for big rigs picked up in North America and Europe and its parts business grew.
Paccar is recalling over 400 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks because the plastic fuel tee fittings could leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.
Profits and sales at Paccar, the owner of the Peterbilt and Kenworth truck brands, plunged in the fourth quarter as the market for big rigs turned sour.
Paccar, the owner of the Peterbilt and Kenworth truck brands, said its North American revenues fell in the third quarter because of weak demand for big rigs. Its European sales rose.
Orders for large trucks fell 57 percent year-over-year as trucking companies hold off on purchases because shipping and freight demand is falling.