US NHTSA Recalls: PACCAR Peterbilt & Kenworth Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, April 10, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of twenty four (24) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/EdQa30qv3Do

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the twenty four (24) recalls the NHTSA announced this April comes news of the following:

PACCAR IncorporatedPACCAR Incorporated (“PACCAR”), a Bellevue, Washington establishment, has recalled an estimated 455,458 model year 2008-2019 Peterbilt 330, 335, 337, 340, 348, 365, 367, 384, 386, 387, 388, 389, 567, 579 and 587 vehicles and 2008-2020 Kenworth T170, T270, T370, T660, T680, T800, T880, and W900 vehicles equipped with NAMUX Software marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Logo - PeterbiltRecall Category: Service Brakes, Air, Electronic Stability Control – Drivers not warned when the vehicle’s ABS is off-line, in contradiction of US FMVSS regulations 121 and 136

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V199000 reports in the event that the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) loses battery and/or ignition power to the controller, the dash warning light for the ABS may not illuminate to warn the driver of the loss of ABS. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, “Air Brake Systems,” and 136, “Electronic Stability Control System on Heavy Vehicles.”

According to the NHTSA, if the driver unknowingly operates the vehicle without the ABS functioning, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Logo - KenworthPACCAR will notify registered owners, and dealers will update the NAMUX software within the cab control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2020. Owners may contact Kenworth Customer Service toll-free at 1-425-828-5888 or Peterbilt Customer Service toll-free at 1-940-591-4220 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). PACCAR’s designations for this recall are 20pbc and 20KWB.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by PACCAR Incorporated, please search for “PACCAR” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Kenworth brand, please search for “Kenworth” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Peterbilt brand, please search for “Peterbilt” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V199000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12903-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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