Newer Western Star, Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks recalled

Western Star recalls 4,000 trucks over hood issue

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling approximately 4,006 model year 2020-'23 Western Star 47X and 49X trucks, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents.

On the affected trucks, the hood bezel covers may detach, creating a road hazard.

Dealers will remove and replace the hood bezel covers, as necessary. Owners can contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712 with recall number FL-951. NHTSA’s recall number is 22V-654.

ECM issue prompts recall of 1,600 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

Paccar is recalling a slew of model year 2023 Kenworth and Peterbilt tractors for an issue with the engine control module (ECM) that could cause an electrical short-circuit, causing the engine to stall.

Affected models include certain 2023 Peterbilt 220, 389, 520, 536, 537, 348, 367, 567, 548, 579, and 2023 Kenworth T680, K270, T440, T880, W990, K370, T280, T380, T480, T800, and W900 trucks.

Dealers will replace the ECM, free of charge. Owners can contact Kenworth's customer service at 1-425-828-5888 with recall number 22KWG and Peterbilt's customer service at 1-940-591-4220 with recall number 22PBG. NHTSA’s recall number is 22V-631.

[Related: CARB opens small-fleet 'zero-emission' voucher program]

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