make and model information
See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
What are the defects?
During production there may have been insufficient torque settings applied to the bolts fixing the ring gear for the differential.
What are the hazards?
The bolts may become loose or detach and cause damage to the differential. This would cause the vehicle to be undriveable, posing a safety risk for the vehicle occupants.
Daimler Truck & Bus, Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.