Iveco recalls some ACCOs over axle issue

388 Iveco ACCO trucks caught up in front axle recall

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A recall of some Iveco ACCO trucks sold in Australia over a six-year period has been initiated after it was found the front axle width may not meet Australian Design Rules (ADR).

The recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and involves 388 trucks sold nationally between the 29th of May 2009 and the 30th of June 2015.

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Is your ACCO involved? Check your VIN here.

The recall notice advising that the vehicles were manufactured with front axles that do not have the correct width requirements.

What are the hazards?

Vehicles that do not have the correct axle width are non-compliant with the Australian Design Rules (ADR).

What should owners do?

Iveco will replace the front axle(s) wheel hubs for non-compliant axle(s) on vehicles that have the Hendrickson Steertek axle(s).

For further information consumers can call 03 9238 2780.

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