Mercedes-Benz—Actros, Atego and Axor trucks—'Grammer' suspension seat

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
Actros.Model 930.2L 043042 to 2L042418. Model 932. 2K948910 to 2L032818. Model 933. 2K969587 to 2K997038. Model 934. 2K941489 to 2L057672. Atego. Model 970. 2L051103 to 2L055121. Model 976. 2L018536 to 2L048372. Axor. Model 950. 2L030396 to 2L051961. Model 954. 2K984695 to 2L057910.

What are the defects?

Under certain circumstances the threaded connection on the centre bearing of Grammer suspension seats can work loose, which in turn may cause the seat frame to be overloaded and possibly fracture. Such a condition can lead to the seat tilting backwards.

What are the hazards?

Malfunction

What should consumers do?

Contact any authorised Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealership to have the work carried out as soon as possible. If you have sold the vehicle please contact DaimlerChrysler on 03 9566 9380, fax number 03 9566 6223 or via e-mail: renee.boyd@daimlerchrysler.com

Supplier
DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 9 April 2009

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
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