make and model information
4900 & 6900
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.
Western Star Trucks Australia
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.