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

Alert number: A12/1881/17

Product:  Wheel loader

Name: ZW65-6. ZW75-6, ZW95-6

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between November 2015 and March 2017.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Hitachi

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: N050*07 Typ: E213 Sales descriptions: ZW65-6, ZW75-6, ZW95-6

Risk type: Fire
The fuel parts rubs against engine parts as a result of having been positioned incorrectly. As a result, they can wear through and leak in time.
There is a danger of fuel escaping and becoming ignited on contact with hot parts of the engine.

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

Description:  Wheel loader

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

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