Penske Commercial Vehicles (PCV) — Western Star 4700 8x4 Tandem Steer Truck
What are the defects?
The bracket attaching the secondary steering gear to the chassis may fracture if the bolt tension is not regularly checked.
What are the hazards?
If the bracket attaching the secondary steering gear to the chassis fractures there may be a loss of control of the vehicle, potentially causing an accident.
What should consumers do?
Affected owners will be contacted directly by mail/email. Owners should contact their nearest Western Star dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.