Penske Commercial Vehicles — Western Star Trucks

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

On certain vehicles, after several hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with a light application of the brake pedal.

What are the hazards?

Brake lights not illuminating when the service brakes are applied would not signal to other motorists the intent of the driver to slow down, leading to an increased risk of a crash.

What should consumers do?

Contact your local authorised dealer to arrange to arrange to have your vehicle(s) modified.
For further information, phone 07 3271 7777 or visit https://westernstar.com.au/
To find you nearest dealer, visit https://westernstar.com.au/dealers/

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 27 March 2007 - 21 November 2017

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Product category