Western Star Constellation 1995-2012

Car model
Name Recalls Bulletins Investigations Consumer Complaints
Western Star Constellation 1995 2 21 1 0
Western Star Constellation 1996 2 24 1 0
Western Star Constellation 1997 2 23 1 0
Western Star Constellation 1998 0 21 0 0
Western Star Constellation 1999 1 21 0 1
Western Star Constellation 2001 0 28 0 1
Western Star Constellation 2009 1 19 0 0
Western Star Constellation 2010 1 21 0 0
Western Star Constellation 2011 1 23 0 0
Western Star Constellation 2012 1 26 0 0


Table of contents:
Western Star Constellation bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL
SB-54-5207/01/201110040851Western star: information on the modification of modification from px modules to stand-alone gauges. *rm2011-09-13
SB-54-5207/01/201110040851Ready2011-09-13
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
54-4607/01/200810026121Western star: protecting mega fuses with dielectric enamel. protective cover, sealed to the frontwall, prevents water from dripping directly on the fuses. model years are unknown. *pe2008-10-01
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
98WS00101/30/1998600473Subject on the heater intake gasket. *yc1998-05-18
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - DIESEL
SB-49-1205/01/201210044353Western star: around the diesel exhaust fluid (def) an excessive amount of crystal or powder built up indicates a leak caused by evaporation of def exposed to air and/or dampness. *pe2012-06-13
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
WSB-49-903/01/201210044783Western star: on some trucks, the exhaust bellows have a new and robust flex tube design, which requires a slip clamp assembly, now available. models constellation. no model years listed. *pe2012-07-27
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
SB-32-1002/01/200910028724Western star: some barksdale height control valves have been returned for warranty because four bolts in the valve housing were overtightened, often, enough to crack valve housing. model years unknown. *pe2009-05-19
EQUIPMENT - MECHANICAL
SB-32-1002/01/200910028724Western star: some barksdale height control valves have been returned for warranty because four bolts in the valve housing were overtightened, often, enough to crack valve housing. model years unknown. *pe2009-05-19
EQUIPMENT - OTHER - OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
SB-32-1002/01/200910028724Western star: some barksdale height control valves have been returned for warranty because four bolts in the valve housing were overtightened, often, enough to crack valve housing. model years unknown. *pe2009-05-19
EQUIPMENT - RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
SB-32-1002/01/200910028724Western star: some barksdale height control valves have been returned for warranty because four bolts in the valve housing were overtightened, often, enough to crack valve housing. model years unknown. *pe2009-05-19
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
SB-49-1205/01/201210044353Western star: around the diesel exhaust fluid (def) an excessive amount of crystal or powder built up indicates a leak caused by evaporation of def exposed to air and/or dampness. *pe2012-06-13
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
SB-47-1106/01/201110039278Western star trucks: fuel line fitting replacement information. *rm2011-07-15
SB-47-1106/01/201110039278Ready2011-07-15
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
SB-47-1106/01/201110039278Western star trucks: fuel line fitting replacement information. *rm2011-07-15
SB-47-1106/01/201110039278Ready2011-07-15
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM
SB-54-5306/01/201110039279Ready2011-07-15
SB-54-5306/01/201110039279Western star trucks: the fuel guage level may drop to empty for about 25 miles and then will return to normal. *rm2011-07-15
(PWS)
WSB-49-903/01/201210044783Western star: on some trucks, the exhaust bellows have a new and robust flex tube design, which requires a slip clamp assembly, now available. models constellation. no model years listed. *pe2012-07-27
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR - DRUM
WSB-42-605/01/201210044782Western star: when applying the brakes, some trucks will experience severe shaking or shimmying. models constellation, 4700, 4800, 4900, 6900 and 5900. no model years listed. *pe2012-07-27
STEERING - COLUMN
991506/25/19999746608384General service letter regarding repair versus replacement of the tilt steering columns. *tt1999-11-24
STEERING - HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST - PUMP
SB-46-905/01/201110039624Western star trucks: the procedure to replace the power steering pump with a different version pump. *rm2011-08-05
SB-46-905/01/201110039624Ready2011-08-05
STRUCTURE
99WS00412/10/1999610472On some vehicles there have been structural cracks observed developing at the cab door frame, rear lower corner. *tt2000-05-02
98WS00306/12/1998601750General information pertaining to constellation hood and fenders. *yc1998-08-21
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR
98WS00105/22/1998601752A new secondary door seal for constellation cab doors to address wind noise and water leak issues. *yc1998-08-21
STRUCTURE - BODY - HOOD
SB-88-1106/01/200910030504Western star truck: some trucks (4900fa, 123bbc) with hood sales code 644-002, may develop cracks at the inner fender, near the nutplate for the hood guide. the steel pivot structure can also crack, outboard of the hood pivot clevis. no mo2009-10-14
STRUCTURE - FRAME AND MEMBERS
SB-31-708/01/200910031844Western star truck: 5 piece back of cab service crossmember. 5 piece bolted service crossmembers are an improved, more durable service replacement for the tubular back of cab crossmembers. follow steps to replace a tubular back of cab cr2010-01-13
SUSPENSION - FRONT - SPRINGS - AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
SB-32-1305/01/201110039621Western star trucks: the rear suspension air-spring assembly has been redesigned. *rm2011-08-05
SB-32-1305/01/201110039621Ready2011-08-05
SUSPENSION - FRONT - WHEEL BEARING
SB-35-0705/01/201110039623Western star trucks: information on wheel bearing lubrication in the rear axle. *rm2011-08-05
SB-35-0705/01/201110039623Ready2011-08-05
SUSPENSION - REAR - AXLE - NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
SB-35-0605/01/201110039622Western star trucks: instructions to remove, inspect, and reseal the lower pinion cover on the rear axles. *rm2011-08-05
SB-35-0605/01/201110039622Ready2011-08-05
SUSPENSION - REAR - SPRINGS - AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM - SPRINGS/BAGS
SB-32-1109/01/201010037109Western star trucks: troubleshooting for an air spring bag misalignment. *rm2011-05-06
SB-32-1109/01/201010037109Ready2011-05-06