A recall notice for Western Star Trucks MY2011-2018 supplied by Penske Commercial Vehicles as the brakes may not function properly.
Penske Commercial Vehicles — Western Star Trucks MY2011-2018
9 Sep 2019
Western Star Trucks manufactured between 23 February 2011 and
5 June 2018 fitted with front air disc brakes
Model Years 2011 - 2018
18 affected vehicles
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list
What are the defects?
In some vehicles clearance between the hood and the front brake hose may be inadequate, resulting in chafing of the front brake hose and a possible air leak. A damaged brake hose may reduce brake effectiveness.
What are the hazards?
If the brake hose is leaking air, the brake may not function properly, posing an accident or injury risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.
What should consumers do?
Affected consumers/lessees can contact their authorised Western Star Truck dealer/lessor and quote campaign number FL773 to book their vehicle for inspection and repair. The inspection and repair will be free of charge.
For further information, consumers can contact Western Star Trucks on 07 3271 777 or locate 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
- 23 February 2011 - 5 June 2018
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.