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Thousands of Mack Trucks Recalled

September 12, 2016

Over 6,900 trucks across the Titan, Granite, Super-Liner, Metro-Liner and Trident ranges have been recalled by Volvo Group Australia over brake pedal issues.

The defects, according to an ACCC notice, could render a trucks’ service brakes inoperable.

The notice says: “Potential failure of the split pin, used to secure the brake pedal clevis pin, may cause the clevis pin to come loose, possibly causing the brake pedal to fall to the floor and rendering the service brakes inoperable.”

“If the service brakes become inoperable, there is potential to cause an accident and/or injury to the user or others.”

Vehicles sold nationally between January 4, 2008, and January 15, 2016, are affected and Volvo suggested consumers should contact their closest authorised Volvo Group Australia repairing dealer and book their vehicle in for repair as a matter of urgency.

The recall is the brands third since June. The first affected Granite and Trident models sold from 2011 to 2014 and the second impacted the 2015 truck range.

For a list of VIN numbers, visit https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/volvo-group-australia-mack-titan-granite-super-liner-metro-liner-trident-trucks

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