Kenworth Heavy-Duty Bodybuilder’s Manual available


The new 2022 Kenworth Heavy Duty Body Builder Manual offers detailed information and helpful guidance in the truck body planning and installation processes, the company announced.

The manual is specific to chassis equipped with engines at the EPA 2021 emissions level and focuses on Kenworth T680, T880, T880S and W990 Class 8 models equipped with a 2.1 meter wide cab.

Early in the vehicle definition and ordering process, bodybuilders can often provide valuable information that reduces the final cost of body installation. This key information helps to ensure that the truck is specified correctly and will be ready and configured appropriately for efficient bodybuilder rotation.

Comprehensive 194-page manual provides detailed sections on safety and compliance, dimensions, PTO fitting and programming, exhaust and aftertreatment, frame layouts, body fitting , frame modifications, CAN communication, electrics and routing.

The Kenworth T680 is an excellent fuel-efficient, productive and user-friendly truck for on-road fleets and truck operators in line haul, pickup and delivery and regional haul applications.

The Kenworth T880 offers a durable, reliable and productive truck for professional fleets and truck operators for bulk haul, mixer, dumping, heavy haul, oilfield, logging and waste applications, while the T880S features a forward front axle and is the go-to configuration for blender customers needing to comply with Federal axle formulas.

The conventional long-hood Kenworth W990 is designed to maximize performance in line haul, pickup and delivery and regional haul operations, as well as various professional applications.

The 2022 Kenworth Heavy Duty Bodybuilder’s Manual is available for download from the Kenworth website (


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