No parts?

Discussion in 'Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ]' started by Oscar the KW, Jun 24, 2021.

  1. Oscar the KW

    Oscar the KW No Filter

    May 19, 2011
    How many of you are having trouble getting parts?

    I have a 2018 DD15 with a water pump out and can’t get one. They are on national back order and apparently there are trucks sitting all over the country waiting for one.

    Have also been told that nox sensors are becoming quite scarce.

    Going to go look at an older truck tomorrow that doesn’t have all this ridiculous computer crap on it.
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  3. JoeyJunk

    JoeyJunk Road Train Member

    Dec 31, 2010
    Washington, PA
    Yes for awhile now. We had a driver open his door while backing and jammed it into the building. Cascadia. It sat for over a month waiting on some stupid door part. When it’s something like a water pump on backorder you know it’s bad.
  4. Kyle G.

    Kyle G. Road Train Member

    Jan 23, 2016
    Eastern Iowa
    I just had to wait two weeks for a nox sensor. Dealer had to pull some strings to get it. We have another truck that has been missing a fender mirror for at least a month now because they can't get one.

    Take good care of your equipment guys, it's not looking good.
  5. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

    Apr 26, 2013
    Gettin' down westbound
    Yeah cummins parts are scarce as well too. I called asking about a water pump last week and was told it was a 3 month wait at the minimum.
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  6. bavarian

    bavarian Medium Load Member

    Feb 13, 2014
    A friend of mine had a broken spring on the steering axle. Took them 7 days to get the spring from Japan, I think he said. It's a KW T680.
  7. BoxCarKidd

    BoxCarKidd Road Train Member

    Aug 26, 2014
    Throttle position sensor. Waiting for three weeks now. Driver took it apart and cleaned everything up. Put it back together and it works better now.
    Parts from Cummins for older trucks are also scarce at times.
    Yes I have trouble securing parts every day for many brands.
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  8. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

    Jul 7, 2015
    This bull#### is exactly why we need to manufacture this stuff in North America.

    Its just plain ol' stupid to make products that rely on EVERY D### COUNTRY ON THE PLANET to build.
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  9. NavigatorWife

    NavigatorWife Road Train Member

    Apr 30, 2012
    Cental West, AL
    Heard that I believe they have a large lot (5000 or more) of Ford pickup F series (may have been 150's) that are not able to be moved for sell because of a microchip not being available.
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  10. RunningAces

    RunningAces Medium Load Member

    Jul 2, 2017
    Don't advertise that you’ll have yahoo's trying to steal nox sensors off semis like catalytic converters.
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  11. Magoo1968

    Magoo1968 Medium Load Member

    Mar 18, 2021
    St Malo mb
    A buddy rebuilt his isx he waited 10 weeks for the kit . They looked everywhere. Boss has issues finding Michelin steer tires at times he orders them 20 at a time they deliver 4 or 5 apparently. Alternators for cats are tough as well.
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