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Peterbilt 220 Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on 220 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-04-07 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-04-25, was due to a problem with the cruise control. Approximately 443 vehicles were involved. Since 2012, 220's have experienced approximately 7 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the parking brake, electrical system, battery, exterior lighting. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Peterbilt Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Peterbilt 220 vehicles

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2015-04-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-04-25)
Recall Summary: 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.
Hazard: If a driver is intending to slow down a vehicle but instead it inadvertently speeds up, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will update the cab controller software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. 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.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V206000
   
2015-01-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-02-11)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 210, 220, 320, and Kenworth K270, K370, T660, T800, T880 trucks manufactured July 21, 2014, to September 16, 2014. The brake caliper bolts may not be properly torqued.
Hazard: As a result, the brake caliper bolts may loosen, reducing the effectiveness of the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and tighten or replace any loose caliper bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Peterbilt customer service 1-940-591-4000, or Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000. PACCAR's number for this recall is 15KWA (Kenworth) and 115B (Peterbilt).
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V051000
   
2014-11-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-09)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Kenworth K270 and K370 trucks manufactured February 4, 2014, to October 10, 2014, and 2014-2015 Peterbilt 220 trucks manufactured December 5, 2013, to October 10, 2014, equipped with certain Wabco Quick Release Valves with Double Check manufactured February 6, 2013, to April 19, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been produced with a defective valve seat installed.
Hazard: Improper seating can result in the valves improperly adjusting air pressure levels, thereby reducing the braking performance of the vehicles and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will and replace the valves, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-425-468-7400.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V716000
   
2014-08-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-09-19)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Kenworth K270, T270, K370, T370, T440, T470, and W900 chassis manufactured May 13, 2014, to July 23, 2014, and certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 210, 220, 320, 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 382, 384, and 567 chassis manufactured May 8, 2014, to July 22, 2014. The Cummins ISB or ISL engines in these vehicles may have been equipped with Fleetguard UFF-XT fuel filters, part number FF63009, whose filter shell may separate from the fuel filter nut plate causing the engine to stall without warning.
Hazard: If the engine stalls unexpectedly there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy: Cummins will notify owners on behalf of PACCAR, and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel filter with a non-defective one, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Kenworth customer service at 1-425-828-5000, or Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4000. Owners may also contact Cummins customer service at 1-812-377-3713. Kenworth's number for this recall is 14KWJ. Peterbilt's number for this recall is 814-H.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V486000
   
2014-07-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-07-21)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Inc. (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Kenworth K300 and Peterbilt 210, 220, and 320 chassis manufactured March 14, 2012 to July 14, 2014. The affected vehicles may have loose fitting electrical connectors on the power distribution module which may cause the engine to shut off.
Hazard: An unexpected engine shut down increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will install nylon tie straps to hold the connectors in place until the permanent remedy, a connection position device, becomes available. Both remedies will be provided free of charge. The recall will begin in September 2014. For more information, Peterbilt owners may call 1-940-591-4220 and Kenworth owners may call 1-425-828-5000. PACCAR's number for this recall is 14KWH (Kenworth), and 714-G (Peterbilt).
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V439000
   
2014-01-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-02-11)
Recall Summary: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2012 and 2014 model year Kenworth K300 and Peterbilt 210 and 220 chassis equipped with Sure Power-brand battery equalizers or DC-DC converters containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for electrical insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.
Hazard: If the potting compound is exposed to heat and conducts electricity, there is an increased risk of a vehicle fire and personal injury.
Remedy: PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective component with a new battery equalizer or DC-DC converter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of February 2014. Customers may contact PACCAR at 1-425-468-7400. Kenworth's number for this recall is 14KWD. Peterbilt's number for this recall is 114-C.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V014000
   
2012-10-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-10-09)
Recall Summary: 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.
Hazard: 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.
Remedy: 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.
Additional Info: 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 www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V490000
   
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