Western Star Trucks - Western Star 4800, 4900 and 5900

recall information

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make and model information

Western Star
4800, 4900 and 5900
Affected units

What are the defects?

Certain vehicles may have an incorrect draglink fitted. Once this draglink has been modified, the product strength is greatly reduced, which leads to material fatigue and could result in loss of steering control.

What are the hazards?

If the draglink breaks this may result in loss of steering control.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their nearest Western Star Trucks dealer to arrange for an inspection, and if necessary, replacement draglinks to be fitted.
Supplier details
Western Star Trucks

Responsible regulator

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