DAIMLER TRUCK AND BUS AUSTRALIA PACIFIC PTY LTD - Mercedes-Benz Actros 2020

recall information

Recall number
REC-001707
PRA number
2021/19115
Campaign number
RC3217
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Mercedes-Benz
Model
Actros
Year range
2020
Affected units
1

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The lock nut at the strike button on the portable fire extinguisher may not be mounted. If the fire extinguisher is activated and no lock nut is present, the strike button assembly, with integrated piercer is ejected under pressure from the fire extinguisher.

What are the hazards?

If the lock nut is not present and extinguisher activated, the strike button assembly can eject under pressure and increase the risk of injury to the user, in addition to this scenario; propellant and powder may leak from the exposed opening leading to the fire extinguisher not operating correctly. In the event of a fire this will increase the risk of injury and/or death to the user.

What should consumers do?

The owner can contact their dealer to make an appointment to have the work carried out at no charge.
Supplier details
DAIMLER TRUCK AND BUS AUSTRALIA PACIFIC PTY LTD

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
Authorised Mercedes‐Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealership
Contact phone
1800 033 557

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.