MaxiTrans in recall for select Freighter trailers


Issue involves valve malfunction in hydraulic power pack

MaxiTrans in recall for select Freighter trailers
Image of a Freighter trailer that accompanies the notice

 

MaxiTrans’ Freighter trailer range sold within the past year is subject to a product recall.

Certain Freighter SD Semi trailers with ramps, on sale between September 3, 2018, to September 10, 2019, may experience a valve malfunction in the hydraulic power pack.

"If the valve malfunctions, the ramp may not lower in a controlled manner or the hydraulic lowering mechanism may not function correctly and may cause injury to anyone that comes in contact," the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says.


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The commission advises owners will be contacted by MaxiTrans by mail and/or telephone to contact their nearest service centre to book an assessment and repairs where necessary.

42 units are affected by the recall.

The VIN list is available here.

 

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