Tractor Trailer And Heavy Truck Manufacturer Daimler Recalls 4,900 Western Star Trucks For Air Tank Problems
The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, explained that a problem with the vehicles aluminum high-pressure air tank could cause potential catastrophic failure of Western Star heavy trucks braking system.
The problem NHTSA stated, could cause the air tank to rapidly loose pressure without warning. Without air pressure in the system, a range of vehicles from Tractor Trailers to heavy dump trucks could unexpectedly loose their braking system leading to a very dangerous situation for both truck driver and motorists.
As of yet no crashes linked to the problem have been recorded.