PRB Australia—PRB/Birkin S3 clubman with Independent Rear Suspension (IRS)—Rear Uprights

What are the defects?

Failure of two cast alloy rear suspension uprights have been reported. These failures resulted in detaching of the main wishbone mounting, and/or toe adjuster mounting from the main body of the rear upright. Fatigue related cracks have also been found in the body of the uprights. Both of these failures reported resulted in loss of vehicle control due to sudden loss of rear wheel location.

What are the hazards?

Malfunction

What should consumers do?

PRB Australia Pty Ltd have written to owners of all affected vehicles.

Supplier
PRB Australia
Where the product was sold
Nationally

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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