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Thousands of Mack Trucks recalled to fix brake issue

More than 7600 Mack Trucks in Australia affected

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A week after a separate brake system fault was identified and a recall notice published, another Mack Trucks recall has been announced.

Once again it is an issue with the brakes that has sparked the action.

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Affecting more than 7600 Mack Metroliner, Trident, Titan, Granite and Superliner trucks the recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

All of rthe trucks involved were sold in Australia between the 31st of December 2006 and the 17th of October 2016.

Is your Mack Truck affected? Check your VIN here.

The recall notice advises that on the trucks being recall the driver is not alerted to low air pressure in the braking system because the air system warning is set too low.

What are the hazards?

This may result in reduced braking, posing an accident risk to the driver and other road users.

What should owners do?

Affected owners should contact an authorised Volvo Group Australia dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

Related: Volvo Group commits to better after-sales service

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Joel is the founder and CEO of Behind the Wheel. Joel has a background as a radio broadcaster with on-air roles at 4BC, 4KQ, 2KY, 2LT and 2UE amongst others, as well as a news editor and program director. Joel’s relationship with cars stems back to his early childhood learning to change oil and brakes with his father and uncle. This continued on into his driving years owning an assorted collection of cars.

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