Handful of Unimogs feature in preventive recall


Possible risk seen to electrical frame wiring harness

Handful of Unimogs feature in preventive recall
Mercedes-Benz Unimog

 

Daimler Truck and Bus has issued a recall notice for five Mercedes-Benz Unimogs with a model year of 2015-2017 over potential wiring damage risks.

Damage may occur in the electrical frame wiring harness along the right longitudinal frame member, a recall notice states.


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"Partial failure of the following components cannot be ruled out during vehicle operation: rear lamp unit (including trailer), electrical supply line of the cab and engine control unit (MCM), as well as the anti-lock braking system (ABS) of the rear axle, increasing the risk of an accident," it says.

The VIN numbers of the affected vehicles are: Unimog U530 – WDB4052222V238761, WDB4052222V242411 and WDB4052222V242416; Unimog U430 4x4 – WDB4051251V248239 and WDB4051252V238748.

Owners are requested to contact any authorised Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealership who will inspect the electrical frame wiring harness for damage and repair if necessary.

For further information consumers should contact Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific Pty Ltd via the website at https://www.daimlertrucks.com.au/

 

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