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2020 PETERBILT 579 Recall - Campaign #19V733000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2020 PETERBILT 579 RECALL - #19V733000

RECALL FOR VISIBILITY

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2020 Peterbilt 579 vehicles equipped with a sleeper box. The conspicuity tape may have been installed in the incorrect location, affecting the vehicle's visibility to other drivers on the road. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2020 PETERBILT 579
Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated
Manufactured between 8/26/2019 - 9/12/2019
Recalled on 10/16/2019
Influenced by PACCAR Incorporated
Owners Notified on 11/4/2019
# Affected 248
Recalled for VISIBILITY
Description PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2020 Peterbilt 579 vehicles equipped with a sleeper box. The conspicuity tape may have been installed in the incorrect location, affecting the vehicle's visibility to other drivers on the road. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequences Reduced visibility increases the risk of a crash.
Corrective action PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will install additional conspicuity tape on back of sleeper in correct location, free of charge. The recall began November 4, 2019. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's number for this recall is 19PBE.
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.
See also 2020 PETERBILT 579 Recall for VISIBILITY, REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES, EXTERIOR
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