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2017 KENWORTH T800 Recall - Campaign #18V368000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2017 KENWORTH T800 RECALL - #18V368000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, AIR : ANTILOCK : ABS WARNING LIGHT

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Peterbilt 567 and 579 trucks and 2015-2018 Kenworth T660, T680, T800, T880 and W900 trucks. 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."

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2017 KENWORTH T800
Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated
Manufactured between 5/21/2014 - 12/18/2017
Recalled on 6/7/2018
Influenced by PACCAR Incorporated
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 85,626
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT
Description PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Peterbilt 567 and 579 trucks and 2015-2018 Kenworth T660, T680, T800, T880 and W900 trucks. 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."
Consequences If the driver unknowingly operates the vehicle without the ABS functioning, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Corrective action PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will update the NAMUX software within the cab control module, free of charge. PACCAR issued owners an interim notification on July 30, 2018. Owners may contact Peterbilt customer service at 1-918-259-3258 or Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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