Rear axle recall for Volvo Trucks

Rear axle recall for Volvo Trucks

Just 15 trucks affected by latest recall

A recall of some Volvo Trucks sold in Australia has been initiated after a possible rear axle issue was identified.

The recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and affects FL/FE series trucks with rear axle installation variants RAD-A2R/RADT-A4 or FL/FE (3) with rear axle installation variants RAD-KR/RADT-KR (and a few vehicles built with a certain S-note).

Is your Volvo affected? Check your VIN here.

All of the recalled trucks were sold in Australia between the 3rd of November 2014 and the 13th of January 2017.

The recall notice advises that the screw joint holding the spring leaf attached to the spring anchorage might become loose, broken or lost during driving.

What are the hazards?

This could cause vehicle instability, posing an accident risk to vehicle occupants and other road users.

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail and asked to call their closest authorised Volvo Group Australia repairing dealer and book their vehicle in for an inspection as soon as possible.

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