Daimler Trucks North America – Delay in Park Brake Engagement/FMVSS 121

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2023-2024 Western Star 4900 and 2023 Western Star 6900 vehicles. A defect in the inversion valve may delay park brake engagement, which could allow the vehicle to move unintentionally. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 121, “Air Brake Systems.”

Report Received Date 01/10/2024
NHTSA ID 24V013000
Consequence Summary Unintentional vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash or injury.
Corrective Action The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 10, 2024. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL992.
Recall Code FL992
Potentially Affected 149
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
Recall Link Go to Recall (https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=24V013000)