Western Stars recalled due to possible bulkhead issue


Penske Australia is recalling 106 Western Stars with the year range 2016-18. The recall applies to all variants within this model.

According to the notice issued by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, the bulkhead pass through power cable stud with an attached gasket seal may contact the bulkhead.

“If this occurs it may result in an electrical arcing, increasing the risk of vehicle fire,” said the notice.

“A vehicle fire may increase the risk of serious injury or death to vehicle occupants, bystanders and/or damage to property.”

Owners of affected vehicles are advised to contact their preferred Western Star dealer to arrange to have the necessary work carried out and to have the parts ordered prior to your arrival, free of charge.

For a full list of affected VINs, click here.

For more information:
Ph: 07 3271 7777

Note: Please be aware FL907 is an addition to the previously released recall FL766 (released in 2018) and completion is required irrespective of whether FL766 has previously been carried out or not.

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