Shock absorber issue prompts SsangYong Stavic recall

Potential safety issue identified in SsangYong Stavic suspension…

A recall of SsangYong Stavic vehicles sold in Australia in 2014 is underway after an issue with the front shock absorbers was identified.

Affecting a total of 113 vehicles sold in Australia, the recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

All of those affected vehicles were sold between the 1st of May 2014 and the 1st of December 2014.

Is your SsangYong Stavic affected? Check here (have your VIN handy).

The recall notice advises that the front shock absorbers can be damaged if the vehicle is driven in specific extreme conditions for extended periods of time.

If the front shock absorbers are damaged there is a risk of loss of control of the vehicle, posing a potential accident hazard to the driver and other road users.

Affected SsangYong Stavic owners will be contacted by direct mail with information regarding returning the vehicle to a SsangYong dealer for inspections and repairs.

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Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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