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Recall for Peterbilt & Kenworth trucks

Recently, Paccar has issued a recall for over 1,700 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks that have Cummins ISX15 engines. The reason for the recall is a possible problem in the fuel pump. The recall covers a range of Peterbilt trucks that came off the line between Dec. 20, 2016, and April 17, 2017. The Kenworth models that are affected were all 2018 models that were built between Jan. 9, 2017, and May 5, 2017.

Paccar has recalled the trucks because of a worry that faulty fuel pumps can suddenly fail and possibly result in a collision. Cummins, the engine producer, will issue notifications to truck owners so that they can bring their vehicles in to Cummins dealers for a free replacement.

While some vehicle recalls can save lives, there are times that accidents still happen. For instance, it could very easily happen while on the way to the dealership for the repair, one of these fuel pumps might suddenly malfunction and result in an accident. Furthermore, such an engine failure might even cause a multi-car collision.

If such an accident happens to you, you could be wondering what you should do. Can you file an insurance claim? Will the insurance of the at-fault driver take care of your medical expenses or the damages to your car? You should certainly not have to suffer further for an accident that was not your fault.

Fortunately, there are options available to victims of car accidents in Glen Cove. You may be able to win a claim against the at-fault driver. Or, in cases where a vehicle malfunction occurs at no fault of its owner, then you might even be able to file a claim against manufacturer that is responsible for the faulty car part.

If you have been the victim of car wreck, keep in mind that you have options. If you have problems filing a claim for your injuries and other damages or the insurance company is offering to compensate you with a ridiculously low amount, then you might be able to take legal action.

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