Asia Motors Australia Pty Limited—Asia/Kia Cosmos Bus Chassis

Identifying features

Model AM828 SO. Approval Number: 30098. Please see the attached list for affected VIN numbers.

What are the defects?

Cracks may occur in the right hand steering arm located in the steering knuckle connected to the drag link and the tie rod.

What are the hazards?

If the the defect occurs, it may lead to steering failure and poses an accident hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are being notified. Consumers can organise to have the steering arm tested and advise the result to Asia Motors Australia P/L. For further information, please contact Asia Motors Australia P/L on 02 96032900.

Traders who sold this product

Asia Motors Australia P/L (Sydney)
Bus & Coach International P/L (Perth)
Highway Auto Group (Springwood Queensland)

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 1997 - 30 September 2004

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
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