WACOL, Australia – Penske Australia PTY Ltd. is recalling certain model-year 2009-2019 Dennis Eagle Elite 2 trucks due to a potential issue with the vehicles’ anti-lock braking system (ABS). The recall population is 967 vehicles.
According to the Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications website post, “the ABS connectors to the rear brake valves may have been incorrectly fitted. This will lead to a reduction in brake performance.”
DAF Australian Recall Due to Air-Brake Issue
This reductionin braking by the Dennis Eagle 2 trucks could result in reduced braking capability, thus increasing the potential risk of accident and injury or even death (according to the post) to vehicle occupants or other road users.
Truck owners are urged to contact their authorized dealers to have repairs made (at no cost to them). The government agency published the recall report, Recall REC-004946, Campaign CP244, Sept. 13th.
About Penske Australia:
Distributing the Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, Dennis Eagle, mtu, Detroit, and Allison Transmission brands, the company operates across the most dynamic markets including on-highway and various off-highway industries such as mining, power generation, construction and industrial, rail, marine, oil and gas, agriculture, and defense.
Penske Australia also represents aftermarket products from leading oil, coolant, and filter brands.
In addition to distributing Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, and Dennis Eagle, Penske Australia is also the appointed retail dealer of these brands across select locations, providing full retail sales, service and parts functions.
With approximately 950 employees, the company is committed to providing the most comprehensive 24/7 after-sales support through a network of strategically located branches and field locations, and more than 100 dealers.
Penske Australia is wholly owned by international transportation services company, Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), and operates independently to service its customer base.