Mercedes-Benz—Sterling HX LT 7500 8X4 Trucks
What are the defects?
The Simard steering double knuckle arm on certain Sterling 8X4 front axles may not have been manufactured to the correct material specification and could fracture under normal loads.
What are the hazards?
The operator may loose steering control over the vehicle.
What should consumers do?
Letters will be sent to affected owners.
Owners are advised to contact their authorised Mecedes-Benz dealership to have the steering arm inspected and, if necessary, replaced free of charge.
- 1 June 2006 - 30 April 2009