Vermeer Manufacturing Company - VERMEER BC700XL, BC900XL 2023

recall information

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make and model information

BC700XL, BC900XL
Year range
Affected units

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

Due to a manufacturing defect, the mounting bolts and nuts that are used to secure the hitch to the towbar of the brush chipper may not meet specifications. If the hitch mounting bolts loosen or break, this could result in the towbar detaching from the brush chipper.

What are the hazards?

If the towbar detaches from the brush chipper whilst being towed, this will result in a loss of stability and control, increasing the risk of an accident and serious injury or death to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected brush chipper can contact their preferred authorised Vermeer dealer immediately to install the correct hardware, free of charge.

Should a Vermeer dealer have to travel to a customer’s location, Vermeer will provide reimbursement for travel expenses in accordance with its policies and standard practices.
Supplier details
Vermeer Manufacturing Company

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Contact phone
1300 837 6337
Contact email

Responsible regulator

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

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