Western Star in DD15TC fuel leak fire risk recall

Recent recall notice affecting Freightliner now also issued for Western Star

Western Star in DD15TC fuel leak fire risk recall
DD15 engine recalls have affected another truckmaker


The Detroit Diesel engine issues that led to a recall on Daimler’s Freightliner Coronado and Argosy trucks have also affected Penske Commercial Vehicles’ Western Star brand.

Western Star trucks equipped with a DD15TC EPA07/ADR80/03 engine sold between January 1, 2017 and August 31, 2019 may experience fuel leaks from the engine's high pressure fuel rail feed lines.

"If a fuel leak occurs, this may cause a subsequent engine fire, which could result in serious injury to vehicle occupants and other road users," the recall notice says.

View the recall notice for Freightliner trucks, here

 "If your vehicle is within the affected range of engines identified, contact an authorised Western Star Truck Dealer to arrange for the replacement of the two high pressure fuel rail feed lines and supporting hardware."

For further information, owners can contact Western Star Trucks on 07 3271 7777 or find a local authorised dealer, here

The recall affects 485 affected vehicles; their identification numbers can be found here.

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