DaimlerChrysler—Rear suspension Transverse Beam Assemblies

What are the defects?

The transverse beam end castings on certain Holland AD rear suspensions may not have been manufactured to the correct material specification and could fracture under normal loads. Should this happen, the transverse beam could drop low enough to contact the road surface.

What are the hazards?

Road accident resulting in death or serious injury. Sparks which could cause a fire.

What should consumers do?

Contact any authorised Freightliner Dealership to have the rectification carried out as soon as possible. If you have sold the vehicle please contact DaimlerChrysler on telephone no. 03 9566 9380, fax no. 03 9566 6223 or via e-mail: renee.boyd@daimlerchrysler.com

Supplier
DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications