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

Alert number: A12/1390/14

Product:  Lorries

Name: Arocs

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 February 2013 and 3 June 2014.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  Type: 964 Model: Arocs EC type approvals: e1*2007/46*0727, e1*2007/46*0729, e1*2007/46*0730, e1*2007/46*0733, e1*2007/46*0734, e1*2007/46*0737, e1*2007/46*0740

Risk type: Injuries
The cable harness leading to the energy distributor can rub against the edge of the cable harness bracket. The electric cable can become worn or can wear through. Various warning lights may be illuminated on the vehicle's dashboard. The functioning of the transmission control system or lighting unit may be compromised. Possible damage caused by short-circuiting.

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

Description:  Mercedes-Benz trucks.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Norway, Finland