Western Star Solar

Model Solar made by Western Star got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning service brakes, air .

Model 1999


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
00V232004WESTERN STAR TRUCKS, INC.from 10/01/1999 to 05/31/2000V (Vehicle)38302/09/2001MFRWESTERN STAR TRUCKS, INC.08/22/200008/24/2000
Defect SummaryVehicle description: heavy duty trucks built with bendix air abs with an ec-17 1030r electronic control unit (ecu), there have been reports of unwanted abs activation at low speeds caused by 1) chafed abs wheel speed sensor wires on rotating parts or 2) a damaged component at the wheel end that generates a certain type of erratic sensor signal.
Consequence SummaryThis condition could cause the abs ecu to exhaust the air at the air brake modulators for one or more of the wheels. this could result in extended braking distances and a possible crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will replace the abs ecu.
NotesOwner notification began february 9, 2001. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact western star at 1-250-860-3319. also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).