DAIMLER TRUCK AND BUS AUSTRALIA PACIFIC PTY LTD - Mercedes-Benz Actros 2021

recall information

Recall number
REC-005032
Campaign number
RC3237AU
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Mercedes-Benz
Model
Actros
Variants
1835, 5
Year range
2021
Affected units
124

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

Due to manufacturing issue with the upper steering shaft it may crack. If the vehicle continues to be operated under this condition, the steering connection may fracture which could result in loss of power steering.

What are the hazards?

A loss of power steering could increase the risk of an accident causing injury or death of vehicle occupants and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles can contact their authorised Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealership to have the work carried out, free of 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
Contact email
DTBCampaigns@daimlertruck.com

Responsible regulator

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