Recall - PETERBILT ( 20V199000 )

Driver not Warned when ABS Offline/FMVSS 121, 136

If the driver unknowingly operates the vehicle without the ABS functioning, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V199000 Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated Components ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL, SERVICE BRAKES, AIR Potential Number of Units Affected 455,458

Summary PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 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. 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."

Remedy PACCAR will notify 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 at 1-425-828-5888 or Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's number for this recall is 20pbc AND 20KWB.


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