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Peterbilt 398 Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on 398 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2007-09-10 due to a problem with the tank assembly. Approximately 319 vehicles were involved. Since 2008, 398's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Peterbilt Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Peterbilt 398 vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Peterbilt 398

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2008
2007-09-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-09-10)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN PETERBILT TRUCKS, THE LONGITUDINAL SEAMS ON THE FUEL TANKS WERE FABRICATED USING AN INCORRECT WELD SPEED FOR THE GIVEN MATERIAL THICKNESS. THIS ERROR RESULTED IN A WELD WHICH DID NOT COMPLETELY PENETRATE THE ENTIRE MATERIAL THICKNESS.
Hazard: FUEL TANKS POSSESSING THIS DEFECT COULD LEAK DIESEL FUEL IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY DEFECTIVE FUEL TANKS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 8, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PETERBILT AT 940-591-4201.
Additional Info: PETERBILT RECALL NO. 807J.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V409000
   
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