NHTSA Recall 15V456000
Topics: Peterbilt Model 365, Peterbilt Model 367, Peterbilt Model 384, Peterbilt Model 386, Peterbilt Model 388, Peterbilt Model 389, Peterbilt Model 567, Peterbilt Model 579, Peterbilt Model 587
Report Receipt Date: July 22, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V456000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 510
All Products Associated with this Recall: 2012-2016 Peterbilt 365, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 367, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 384, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 386, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 388, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 389, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 567, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 579, 2012-2016 Peterbilt 587
Manufacturer: PACCAR Incorporated
SUMMARY: PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 Peterbilt 365, 367, 384, 386, 388, 389, 567, 579, and 587 trucks manufactured January 13, 2011, to April 20, 2015. The affected trucks, equipped with extended-body Leece Neville alternators, have alternator charge cables that may chafe against a formed metal freon discharge line.
CONSEQUENCE: If the alternator cable rubs through its insulation, an electrical short may occur, increasing the risk of a fire.
REMEDY: Peterbilt will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the alternator charge cable away from the metal freon line and install a plastic insulator on the cable end, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 17, 2015. Owners may contact Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4000. Peterbilt's number for this recall is 715-K.
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.gov.
|Date||Document Name & Details||Documents|
|17 August 2015||Alternator Cable May Chafe|
To: Pamela Tonglao, PACCAR Incorporated
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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