Peterbilt Motors Co. is now offering an anti-theft system for its Models 579 and 567 equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines. The system requires a passcode be entered to start the truck. Without a proper passcode, the engine will not start, said Landon Sproull, chief engineer.
As added security, Sproull said, the engine must be started within six minutes of entering the code, or the code will need to be entered again. Passwords can be changed and the system can be activated or deactivated through any Peterbilt dealership’s service department....More