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Paccar recalls more than 3,000 trucks for issues with anti-lock brake system


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Land Line (OOIDA)  /  July 31, 2018

Paccar is recalling more than 3,000 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks with model years ranging from 2015 to 2018. Affected trucks have an issue with the anti-lock brake system.

According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall document, seven models of Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks have an issue with the ABS warning light. If the ABS loses battery 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.

All affected Kenworth trucks are model year 2015-18, while all Peterbilt trucks are model year 2017-18:

  • Kenworth T660
  • Kenworth T680
  • Kenworth T800
  • Kenworth T880
  • Kenworth W900
  • Peterbilt 567
  • Peterbilt 579

Paccar will notify owners of affected trucks. Dealers will update the software free of charge. Recalls are expected to begin July 24. For questions, call Peterbilt customer service at 918-259-3258 or Kenworth customer service at 425-828-5000. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-368.

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