Steering column issue sparks recall
Owners and operators of some Mercedes-Benz buses in Australia are being asked to return their vehicle to a dealership to have a potentially dangerous steering issue attended to.
The recall affects the Mercedes-Benz EvoBus model OC500RF and the recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
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The recall notice advises that the weld seam on the steering column bracket is incomplete.
What are the hazards?
The steering column would not be secured.
While there would be no loss of actual steering, there may be some movement within the column causing difficulty in controlling the vehicle.
Owners are requested to contact their local Authorised dealer to make a booking and have the work carried out free of charge.
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