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Peterbilt Peterbilt Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on Peterbilt vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2000-02-04 due to a problem with the front underhood. Approximately 9750 vehicles were involved. Since 1997, Peterbilt's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the wheels. 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.

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2000-02-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-02-04)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED EQUIPPED WITH 1998 CATERPILLAR 3406E ENGINES. THE ROUTING OF THE CATERPILLAR FUEL LINES AND PETERBILT ENGINE WIRING CAN CAUSE RUBBING ON THE FUEL LINE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN FIRE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIRING AND, IF THERE IS EVIDENCE OF RUBBING, THE ELECTRICAL HARNESS AND/OR FUEL LINES WILL BE REPLACED AND ROUTED CORRECTLY.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 1, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PETERBILT AT 1-940-591-4000.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V029000
   
1999-10-26 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-10-26)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MERITOR 15X4 BRAKE ASSEMBLIES WERE INSTALLED ON LIFTABLE/STEERABLE TAG/PUSHER AXLES CONTAINED A SIZE 12 BRAKE CHAMBER INSTEAD OF THE SPECIFIED SIZE 16 BRAKE CHAMBER.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION WOULD CAUSE DECREASED BRAKING PERFORMANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE CHAMBERS.
Additional Info: PETERBILT RECALL NO. 1099D.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 10, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PETERBILT AT 1-888-999-6310. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V281000
   
1999-04-29 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-04-29)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ALCOA 984650 24.5 X 8.25 WHEELS. THE AFFECTED WHEELS WERE IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION CAN LEAD TO AN OUT OF ROUNDNESS CONDITION CAUSING SEPARATION OF THE TIRE FROM THE WHEEL.
Remedy: TIRES WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE WHEEL TO IDENTIFY THE HEAT LOT NUMBER AND WHEELS WITH THE AFFECTED LOT NUMBER WILL BE REPLACED.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 14, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PETERBILT AT 1-888-999-6310.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V087000
   
1999-04-07 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-04-07)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR AIR BRAKE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS. SOME OF THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS HAD INSUFFICIENT TORQUE APPLIED TO THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW.
Hazard: WITHOUT SUFFICIENT TORQUE ON THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW, THE BRAKES COULD GRADUALLY LOSE ADJUSTMENT, INCREASING THE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CHECK THE TORQUE ON THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTER GUIDE PAWL. IF THERE IS NO TORQUE, THE BRAKES WILL BE ADJUSTED AND THE GUIDE PAWL WILL BE TIGHTENED TO 15-20 FT. LBS.
Additional Info: KENWORTH NOTIFIED OWNERS BEGINNING APRIL 30, 1999; AND PETERBILT NOTIFIED THEIR OWNERS ON MAY 10, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PETERBILT AT 1-510-790-4013 OR KENWORTH AT 1-206-828-5418.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V055003
   
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