Western Star Trucks Australia - Western Star 4900 & 6900

recall information

Recall number
PRA number
Campaign number
Original published date

make and model information

Western Star
4900 & 6900
Affected units

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.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their Western Star Dealer and quote the campaign number, FL609A.
Supplier details
Western Star Trucks Australia

Responsible regulator

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