Marine Power International Pty Ltd — Mercury Design 2 Joystick Piloting Kit

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Mercury Design 2 Joystick Piloting Kit
Joystick operated piloting system for marine vessel
Photograph Mercury Joystick Piloting Kit Design 2

Why the product is recalled

A defect in the operating software of the joystick could result in the steering helm sensor providing the Vessel's control system with an incorrect reading, and may lead to unintended steering of the vessel.

What the hazards are to consumers

Potential loss of steering control, increasing the risk of an accident and injury.

What consumers should do

Consumers should avoid using their vessels until checked and, if necessary, a software upgrade is performed. Consumers can contact Marine Power International for instructions on conducting a self check to determine whether their product is affected by the recall or can contact their local mercury dealer to arrange for their vessel to be inspected and if necessary repaired.

For further information, contact Mercury Marine Customer Service, at 03 9791 5822 (between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM AEST) or email us at

Traders who sold this product

Brisbane Marine
On Board Marine Services
Channel Marine
My Marine Service Centre

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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