A recall notice for Western Star Trucks - fitted with an Eaton Automated Manual Transmission Clutch Assembly MY2017-2018 supplied by Penske Commercial Vehicles Pty Ltd as the clutch may fail.
Penske Commercial Vehicles Pty Ltd - Western Star Trucks - fitted with an Eaton Automated Manual Transmission Clutch Assembly MY2017-2018
10 Oct 2019
Western Star Trucks equipped with an Eaton Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) Clutch Assembly
Model Years 2017-2018
Manufactured between 10 April 2017 and 2 July 2018
78 affected vehicles
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list
What are the defects?
The internal clutch component may be outside specifications and fail, which may prevent clutch disengagement.
What are the hazards?
If the internal clutch component fails and there is enough drive line torque in the transmission, the parking brake may be overcome while the vehicle is idling in neutral, causing the vehicle to move unintentionally and increasing the risk of an accident or injury.
What should consumers do?
Affected owners should contact their authorised Western Star Truck dealer for repair at no charge.
For further information, owners can contact Western Star Trucks on 07 3271 777 or find their local authorised dealer at https://westernstar.com.au/dealers/
Traders who sold this product
Authorised Western Star Truck dealers
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
- 10 April 2017 - 2 July 2018
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.