Recall - PETERBILT ( 20V130000 )

Underhood Battery Jumper Cable May Short Circuit

An electrical short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V130000 Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Potential Number of Units Affected 35,671

Summary PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Peterbilt 365, 389, 567, and 579 vehicles equipped with a left-hand under hood jumper terminal (option code 2539410). The positive battery jumper terminal cable may be too long, allowing it to chafe against the left front suspension spring and result in an electrical short circuit.

Remedy PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery jumper terminal cables, and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 1, 2020. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's number for this recall is 20PBA.

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