PETERBILT 220 2015: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
|Make : PETERBILT||Model : 220||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2014-09-01 - 2015-03-30|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V206000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-06-05||Date Received by ODI: 2015-04-07||Date Added to Database: 2015-04-07|
|Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 415-E and 15KWC|
|Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 379|
PACCAR Incorporated "PACCAR" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Peterbilt 220 and Kenworth K300 trucks manufactured September 1, 2014, to March 30, 2015. Each time the cruise control speed decrease button is pressed, the vehicle speed will actually increase by one mile per hour.
If a driver is intending to slow down a vehicle but instead it inadvertently speeds up, there is an increased risk of a crash.
PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will update the cab controller software, free of charge. The recall began on June 5, 2015. Owners may contact Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4000, or Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000. PACCAR's numbers for this recall are 415-E and 15KWC.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:|
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.