The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) website revealed details of the recall action which is believed to  affect more than 1100 MAN trucks.

The affected vehicles were available for sale or delivered between the 1st of January 2008 and the 1st of August 2018.

According to the recall notice some MAN 6×4 and 8×4 TGS and TGX chassis’ fitted with a D26 engine and HYD1370 / HY1350 axles the second rear axle prop shaft may fail prematurely on vehicles operating in conditions under high loads.

If the second rear axle prop shaft fails whilst the vehicle is in motion, it may cause property damage or injury to others.

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their nearest MAN Dealer to arrange to have their vehicle’s second rear axle prop shaft replaced.

The work will be contracted at no charge, regardless of vehicle age or mileage.

For further information regarding this recall, owners can contact MAN Trucks & Bus Australia on 1800 676 711.

Alternatively, to find your nearest MAN Dealer, visit the MAN Australia website.