Daimler Truck & Bus Australia Pacific Pty Ltd — Freightliner Trucks

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
see attached VIN list

What are the defects?

Under certain environmental conditions the PowerNet Distribution Box (PNDB) module can go into auto-reset mode.

What are the hazards?

Affected vehicles may unexpectedly lose power in the cab, chassis and engine, causing potential engine shutdown and temporary loss of all lighting and cab electronics, increasing the risk of an accident for the occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners should call 1300 323 722 to make a booking with any Authorised Daimler Truck & Bus, Freightliner Dealership to have a new PNDB without the auto-reset software installed free of charge.

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 3 June 2010 - 28 August 2017

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
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