Briefly: Some 2023 Kenworths and Peterbilts recalled for engine control module issue

Updated Sep 9, 2022
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Paccar is recalling numerous 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.

RaceTrac offers specials for truckers during September

RaceTrac is turning Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept 11–17, into a month-long celebration by offering several perks, exclusively for truck drivers at its travel center and EDO (Expanded Diesel Offer) stores throughout September. 

Truck drivers can participate in RaceTrac Rewards app exclusive Truck Driver Appreciation promotions throughout the month, including earning 2 times the points on in-store purchases.

All drivers at RaceTrac travel centers and EDO stores can also purchase a 20 oz. Coca-Cola and receive a fresh sub sandwich for $3, a 30% savings from the regular price.

 Also during Truck Driver Appreciation Week, in-store events and giveaways will take place at RaceTrac travel centers including:

  • Lynco Products will host daily free item and coupon giveaways at various travel centers throughout the week, including one grand prize giveaway for Bluetooth headphones. Guests can check rttruckdrivers.com for specific dates and location information. 
  • On Sept. 14, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs is sponsoring a free hot dog from 1 to 2 p.m. at all RaceTrac travel centers. 
  • Truck drivers will have access to a free massage station at the Forest Park store (132 Forest Pkwy, Forest Park, Georgia.) on Sept. 13, from 12 to 6 p.m.  

During its month-long trucker recognition, RaceTrac is also supporting and raising awareness of Truckers Emergency Assistance Responders (T.E.A.R.) non-profit organization. T.E.A.R. was founded by three truck drivers in 2019 to help fellow truck drivers who were stranded on the road and unable to get home with their belongings. The organization now serves as a relief fund that provides immediate assistance to truck drivers in distress. 

Headquartered in Atlanta, family-owned RaceTrac has been serving guests since 1934 and now operates over 550 convenience store locations in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Tennessee.

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