2018 PETERBILT 348 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Osco Tank & Truck Sales, Inc. (Osco Tank & Truck Sales) recalling certain emergency vehicles built on 2018 Peterbilt 348 and 2012 Kenwoth T440 chassis and equipped with Whelen brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed. 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."

  • Hazard
    If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Consumer Action
    The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Osco Tank & Truck Sales customer service at 1-309-526-3636.
 
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