SAF-HOLLAND (AUST) PTY. LTD - V.Orlandi Spa EH500B0 2018

recall information

Recall number
Original published date

make and model information

V.Orlandi Spa
Year range
Affected units

What are the defects?

The failure is caused by side loading of the coupling, which is at its greatest during slow speed manoeuvring while towing a triaxle dolly. This could cause the towed vehicle to detach from the towing vehicle during slow speed manoeuvring. This may result in an unexpected movement on the road when the vehicles are in motion.

What are the hazards?

An unintended movement of the vehicle when in motion may increase the risk of an accident causing serious injuries or death to vehicle occupants or/and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected trailers can contact their authorised SAF HOLLAND dealer as soon as possible to have the tow shaft and horizontal shaft replaced, free of charge. Owners/Operators are asked to complete the Vehicle Owner Information Form EH500B0 Recall - Operator Information Form L.pdf - OneDrive ( with the requested data for each vehicle fitted with an EH500B0 coupling and email to SAF HOLLAND will then contact the Owner/Operator to advise of further action, which may include supplying the replacement components and assisting in arranging the rework of the coupling.
Supplier details

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
SAF Holland Australia
Contact phone
1300 131 613
Contact email
Contact website

Responsible regulator

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

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