Richmond Wheels & Castor Co — Automated Sliding Gate Opener Motor Model GTR156

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240V AC Powered Sliding Gate Opener Motor suitable for gates up to 1200kg

Richmond Wheel & Castor Co Model GTR156

The gate motor assembly is mounted on a metal frame and has a plastic housing covering the motor and electrical components. It does not state the model number on it but visually looks like the one shown.

This recall does not affect any other models.

Photograph of Automated Sliding Gate Opener Motor Model GTR156
Photograph of Automated Sliding Gate Opener Motor Model GTR156 Gate Opener Kit

Reasons the product is recalled

The main supply cord may be incorrectly wired to the power terminal block.

The hazards to consumers

Risk of electrical shock causing serious injury or death.

What consumers should do

Consumers should open their gate and immediately stop use of the GTR156 powered gate opener and unplug it from the power supply.

Consumers should visit the Richmond Wheel and Castor Co website at  to access and download instructions on how to operate their gate manually and what steps to take to confirm if their gate motor is affected.

Consumers can obtain assistance in identifying if their gate motor is affected by this recall, by uploading pictures of their gate motor at and following the instructions as directed. A service technician will contact you once they have reviewed the images provided.

Richmond Wheel & Castor Co will respond to all consumers to confirm if their gate motor is affected or not. If affected, arrangements will be made for a technician to visit consumers and carry out the necessary, repair onsite.

For further information please contact Richmond Wheel & Castor Co by phone on 1300 474 246, email at or via the website 


Traders who sold this product

Bunnings, Richmond Wheel & Castor Co and AdMerch

Where the product was sold


Dates available for sale


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Responsible regulator

Energy Safe (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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