2019 WESTERN STAR 4900 - SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2012-2019 Western Star 4900 trucks built with Lowmax hoods and disc brakes. There may be insufficient clearance between the front brake hose and the hood resulting in the brake hose being chafed.

  • Hazard
    Front brake hose chafing may causing air loss, possibly reducing braking effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Consumer Action
    DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle brake hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 27, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-773.
 
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