PETERBILT 579 2017: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
|Make : PETERBILT||Model : 579||Year : 2017|
|Build Dates : 2012-07-13 - 2016-12-14|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V471000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-09-19||Date Received by ODI: 2017-07-25||Date Added to Database: 2017-07-26|
|Manufacturers Involved: PACCAR Incorporated|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17KWC and 717-B|
|Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5731|
PACCAR Incorporated "PACCAR" is recalling certain 2013-2017 Peterbilt 567 and 579 Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks equipped with optional spotlights. The spotlight circuit may not be adequately protected in the event of a short.
A short in the spotlight circuitry may increase the risk of a fire at the cab fuse block.
PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will change the polyfuse switch in the spotlight circuit to a standard fuse, free of charge. The recall began on September 19, 2017. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's number for this recall is 17KWC and 717-B.
|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.