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2007-2010 BMW X5 and X6 recalled due to electrical fault
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12th Apr 2021
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2007-2010 BMW X5 and X6 recalled due to electrical fault

BMW Australia has issued a recall of 16,850 examples of 2007 to 2010 (MY2007-10) E70 X5 and E71 X6 models due to a potential issue with an electric plug. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the plug connection from the wiring harness to the blower controller may deteriorate over time, causing a short circuit or overheating. BMW is contacting owners to organise inspection and repair of the defect.
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Ben Zachariah
2021 Ford Transit recalled with driveshaft fault
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29th Mar 2021
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2021 Ford Transit recalled with driveshaft fault

Ford Australia has recalled 31 examples of its Transit van, citing a potential fault with the rear driveshaft. The affected vehicles were built between 18 August 2020 and 26 August 2020 (Model Year 2021). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “Due to a manufacturing fault, the vehicle's rear driveshaft bearing support bracket may hold the driveshaft at the incorrect angle, causing excessive wear to the driveshaft over time.”
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William Davis
2014-2015 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for brake light fault
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22nd Mar 2021
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2014-2015 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for brake light fault

Nissan Australia has issued a recall for 14,460 examples of the Nissan Pathfinder (R52), stamped Model Years 2014 and 2015 (MY14-MY15). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says a stop lamp relay may stick in the 'on' position – appearing as if the vehicle is braking at all times.
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Ben Zachariah
2018-19 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled for incorrect details in owner's manual
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20th Feb 2021
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2018-19 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled for incorrect details in owner's manual

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 4176 examples of the 2018-19 Sprinter van. According to the recall notice lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), "the operator's manual misrepresents some of the situations that lead to automatic engagement of the park position "P" (Auto-P function)."
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Alex Misoyannis
2020-2021 LDV Deliver 9 van recalled with brake fault
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18th Feb 2021
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2020-2021 LDV Deliver 9 van recalled with brake fault

Ateco Automotive – the Australian distributor for LDV – has recalled 535 examples of its Deliver 9 commercial van, citing a potential fault with the braking system. The affected vehicles were sold between July 2019 and February 2021 (Model Years 2020-2021). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “Due to a manufacturing defect, the rear brake pipe may leak brake fluid.”
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