General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 12V490000

Make Model Year
PETERBILT 220 2013
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2012-11-26 2012-10-09 2012-10-09

Production Dates: 2011-07-29 - 2012-09-27

Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12KWG


Potential Number Of Units Affected: 432

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108


PACCAR is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Kenworth K270 and K370 vehicles, manufactured from November 23, 2011, through September 27, 2012, and model year 2012-2013 Peterbilt 210 and 220 vehicles, manufactured from July 29, 2011, through September 25, 2012, for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" no. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The fog lamps may be illuminated while the high beam headlights are on. Additionally, the daytime running lights are not deactivated when the headlight control is switched to an "on" position.


Vehicles that use a combination of both fog lights and head lights or daytime running lights and headlights may be too bright for oncoming traffic, possibly distracting them and increasing the risk of a crash.


PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will change the wiring harness free of charge. The recall began on November 16, 2012. Owners may contact Kenworth at 1-425-828-5000 or Peterbilt at 1-940-591-4000.


Kenworth's recall campaign number is 12KWG.Peterbilt's recall campaign number is 1012C. 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