AL-KO International Pty Ltd — Braked axles 10" Electric fitted to caravans and camper trailers

PRA number

2016/15744

Published date

Product description

Solid beam and independent suspension axles fitted with 10" Electric brakes fitted to caravans and camper trailers
Identifying features

Other identifying numbers

Manufacture date code on beam axles of 3716 & 3816 and on independent suspension 603879 & 603881.

What are the defects?

Poor weld penetration on 10" Electric brake mount flanges welded to stub axles on beam axles and independent suspension rubber axles fitted to caravans and camper trailers.

What are the hazards?

Should the mount plate weld fail, the trailer braking effectiveness will be affected and this could possibly cause an accident and potential injury.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by mail. Consumers are advised to call their closest dealer or authorised aervice agent immediately and book their van in for inspection and possible rectification. Those found faulty will have a replacement axle supplied and fitted at no cost.

Supplier

AL-KO International Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Jayco Corporation Pty Ltd
Jurgens Caravans Pty Ltd
Spaceland Caravans Pty Ltd
Olympic Caravans Pty Ltd
New Age Caravans Pty Ltd
Preston Chassis Industries Pty Ltd
Concept Caravans Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally
International

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

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

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