Western Star Trucks—Tie Rod

PRA number

2000/4542

Published date

Product description

Trucks manufactured between 5 July and 25 November 1999.

Why the product is recalled

The defective components have not undergone correct hardening procedures during manufacture and thus can wear prematurely. This can lead to the components separating with resultant loss of steering control.

What the hazards are to consumers

Steering Failure.

What consumers should do

Contact your Western Star Trucks Dealer immediately to organise the vehicle to be inspected and/or repaired. Work will be conducted at no charge. For any further information phone (07) 3271 7726.

Supplier

Western Star Trucks Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

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