The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0604/17

Product:  Lorry/tractor unit

Name: Unimog

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between May 2014 and 7 February 2017.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  EC type approvals: e1*2007/46*1327*04, e1*2007/46*1383*04, Types: UHE-53, UHE-452

Risk type: Fire, Injuries
An incorrectly placed battery cable can cause a short circuit and then lead to the failure of the vehicle electrics and cause a fire.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Lorry/tractor unit

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Sweden