make and model information
4900 & 6900
What are the defects?
A bolt within an isolator may vibrate loose and unscrew, thereby coming into contact with the starter power cable and potentially creating a short circuit from the starter motor power cable to the chassis ground.
What are the hazards?
A short circuit between an un-fused starter cable and chassis ground could result in a vehicle fire.
Western Star Trucks Australia
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.