More than 14,000 Fuso Canter trucks recalled

Airbag issue sees Fuso Canters recalled in Australia

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A recall of more than 14,000 Fuso Canter trucks sold in Australia has been initiated after a possible airbag issue was identified.

The recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and involves Fuso Canters sold in Australia between the 1st of March 2011 and the 30th of November 2017.

Is your Fuso Canter being recalled? Check your VIN here.

The recall notice advises that the wiring harness of the SRS electronic control unit could become severed if the vehicle is in a severe collision.

What are the hazards?

If the SRS electronic control unit is severed in a collision it may stop the airbag deployment signals from being transferred to the modules.

In the worst case scenario the airbag may not deploy, posing a greater risk of injury to the vehicle occupant in an accident.

What should owners do?

Affected owners will be contacted directly and requested to contact an authorised FUSO dealership for an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

You can find your nearest Fuso dealership here.

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