Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — V Class / Vito

PRA number

2017/16481

Campaign number

RC2427

Published date

Product description

Mercedes-Benz V Class / Vito vans
Identifying features

Other identifying numbers

see attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The retaining rings of the wheel bearings on the front axle may not be correctly engaged and if so, these may drift.

What are the hazards?

In the case of a fault the ABS sensoring fault will trigger a warning display in the cockpit and the driver may also be warned by noises from the service brake. If the indicated early warning signs are disregarded, wheel loss could be experience, increasing the risk of an accident for the occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are asked to contact their nearest authorised Mercedes-Benz Van Retailer to arrange an inspection and rectification (if required).

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Mercedes-Benz Van Retailers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

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

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