PETERBILT 579 2017: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

Make : PETERBILT Model : 579 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-03-10 - 2016-05-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V426000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-08 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-10 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-10
Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 616-C and 16KWB
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3227
Summary:
      PACCAR Incorporated "PACCAR" is recalling certain model year 2017 Kenworth C500, T660, T680, T800, T880, and W900 vehicles manufactured March 9, 2016, to April 26, 2016 and 2017 Peterbilt 320, 365, 367, 389, 567, 579, and 587 vehicles manufactured March 10, 2016, to May 6, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with Cummins ISX12 or ISX15 engines and have an engine control module "ECM" that may short circuit, causing the engine to stall without warning without the ability to restart it.
Consequence:
      An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Cummins will notify owners, and Cummins dealers will replace the defective engine control modules, free of charge. The began on July 8, 2016. Owners may contact Cummins customer service at 1-800-343-7357, Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000 or Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4000. PACCAR's numbers for this recall are 16KWB "Kenworth" and 616-C "Peterbilt".
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.go