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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Peterbilt 398
|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.|
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