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?

The slack adjusters may have housings with inadequate structural integrity, which may cause failure under normal operating loads.

What are the hazards?

Failure of the slack adjuster housing could result in loss of function of the brake assembly for that wheel. This would cause reduced braking capacity and may lead to loss of control of the vehicle.

What should consumers do?

Letters are being sent to affected owners.

When you contact your selling dealer, refer to campaign number FL605..
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.