Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Actros Trucks

PRA number

2017/16199

Campaign number

RC 3041Au

Published date

Product description

Actros model: 963
Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

Defective steering shafts may have been installed in certain vehicles. These steering shafts may have insufficient tooth flank depth in the serrations for the required power transmission between steering column and steering shaft.

What are the hazards?

This may result in the connection between steering column and steering shaft slipping, impairing vehicle steerability, increasing the risk of accident.

What should consumers do?

Owners are requested to contact an authorised Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealership to have their vehicle inspected and if required, have the steering shaft replaced.

Supplier

Mercedes-Benz 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.

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