Kenworth & Peterbilt Wreckers & Auto Haulers [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: Logo - US National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationAs of Sunday, January 16, 2022, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of eight-two (82) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month.

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

Additional information:
Among the eight-two (82) recalls the NHTSA announced in December came news of the following:

Logo - PACCAR IncorporatedPACCAR Incorporated (“PACCAR”), a Bellevue, Washington establishment, has replaced an estimated 908 model year 2019-2022 Kenworth T880, Kenworth W990, Peterbilt 567, Peterbilt 579, Peterbilt 389 and 2022 Peterbilt 536, Peterbilt 537 Wrecker and Auto Hauler Industrial Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Service Brakes, Air, Electrical System – Work Brake may unintentionally disengage

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V906000 reports the Work Brake (i.e., Winch Brake) may unintentionally disengage the Service Brakes during winching operations, causing the vehicle to roll.

Logo - KenworthAccording to the NHTSA, unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Proposed Remedy:
Authorized PACCAR Dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed on January 3, 2022. Owners may contact PACCAR Customer Service toll-free at 1-425-828-5888 (for Kenworth owners); or 1-940-591-4220 (for Peterbilt owners) during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) for more information. PACCAR’s designations for this recall are 21KWG and 21PBM.

Logo - Peterbilt==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles 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 vehicles 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 vehicles 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 Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” 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: 21V906000
Recalls Direct RIN: 15356-2022
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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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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