Hundreds of Western Star X-Series recalled

Penske Australia is recalling 410 trucks in the Western Star line due to a manufacturing issue.

Models affected are all X-Series 3-Axles, with all variants within the model being recalled. Penske says that the issue related to an incorrectly routed power cable which could contact a ground stud of the vehicle and short circuit.

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The affected models were released between 2022-2023. You can find the vehicle identification numbers here to find out if your model is affected.

Owners of the affected vehicles should contact their preferred Western Star dealer as soon as possible to have repairs carried out free of charge.

For more information, contact Western Star at 07 3271 7777 or visit


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