UD Trucks launch second Quon recall this week

Another issue has been identified in a small number of current series trucks

UD Trucks Quon

UD Trucks are on the lookout for 30 Quon trucks after a possible brake issue was identified.

Coming just days after a separate recall for a possible electrical issue was launched, this latest recall will also be overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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Is your UD Trucks Quon affected? Check your VIN here.

All of the affected trucks in the brake fault recall were sold in Australia between the 1st of November 2016 and the 31st of January 2018.

The recall notice advises that the fastening torque for the air plugs, testing nipples, elbow nipples and brake air hose for the front axle brake chamber may be insufficient due to improper assembly process.

The plug and/or other connecting parts might become loose and cause air leakage.

What are the hazards?

Braking performance may be reduced, posing an accident risk.

What should affected owners do?

Volvo Group Australia has begun contacting all impacted owners by direct mail.

If a customer has concerns about their vehicle, they should contact their nearest authorised Volvo Group Australia repairing dealer for more information or email vga.warranty@volvo.com.

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