19PBE - Incorrect Placement of Conspicuity Tape - 2020 Peterbilt 579

October 15, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V733000

Incorrect Placement of Conspicuity Tape

Reduced visibility increases the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V733

Manufacturer PACCAR Incorporated


Potential Number of Units Affected 248



PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2020 Peterbilt 579 vehicles equipped with a sleeper box. The conspicuity tape may have been installed in the incorrect location, affecting the vehicle's visibility to other drivers on the road. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."



PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will install additional conspicuity tape on back of sleeper in correct location, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 13, 2019. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's number for this recall is 19PBE.



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.

1 Affected Product


PETERBILT 579 2020

2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V733-7469.pdf 244.701KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)

Non-Compliance Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V733-4243.PDF 212.866KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)

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