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Penske Commercial Vehicles - Western Star Trucks MY2011-2018 Recall


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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

PRA No.

2019/17781

Date published

9 Sep 2019

Campaign number

FL773

Product description

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

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list

VIN list.xlsx (9.38 KB)

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/

Supplier

Penske Commercial Vehicles

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Western Star Truck dealers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

  • 23 February 2011 - 5 June 2018

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.