PENSKE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD - Western Star Western Star 2800 2013 - 2018

recall information

Recall number
REC-001659
PRA number
2021/19101
Campaign number
FL874
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Western Star
Model
Western Star 2800
Year range
2013 - 2018
Affected units
15

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The retaining clip of the transmission oil cooler line to the in tank oil cooler may fail. The transmission fluid cooler hose may disengage allowing transmission fluid to leak, which could result in a fluid leak. If a rapid loss of transmission fluid occurred, it could lead to fluid on the road which may present a risk of a motor vehicle hitting the fluid and causing loss of control.

What are the hazards?

Loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash and injury or death to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners should contact an authorised Western Star Truck Dealer to arrange a repair.
Supplier details
PENSKE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
Penske Australia
Contact phone
07 3271 7777
Contact email
warranty@penskecv.com

Responsible regulator

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