DSVA recalls

MAN Truck TGA, TGS and TGX (2004-2015 builds)

The propshaft may fail and fall of the vehicle, causing injury and damage to other road users. The remedy involves installing a prop shaft catcher to prevent failing prop shafts falling off. Manufacturer reference: 6115TRC. Number affected: 390. Vehicle IDs: WMAH17ZZ05W059888 to WMAH86ZZ65K001264; WMA18XZZ08W112655 to WMA18XZZXGP070214; WMA18SZZ08W119639 to WMA18SZZXFP061739

Irizar 16 coach/Scania bus (2011-2017 builds)

The front wheelchair lift control wire has been fused incorrectly, leading to the possibility of an electrical short circuit and subsequently an electrical fire. The remedy involves inspecting the electrical circuit and protecting the wire with a lower-rated fuse. Manufacturer reference: RC189999. Number affected: 43. Vehicle IDs: 99135295 to 99135387.

Nissan NV200 (M20) van (2017 builds)

An internal ignition switch spring may have been maunfactured with a surface defect. Manufacturer reference: PS8B5. Number affected: 43. Vehicle IDs not given.

Mercedes-Benz Tourismo bus (2015-2017 builds)

The pivot bearing for the bearing pin on the door drive could break. Manufacturer reference: TI72.10M10684A. Number affected: 431. Vehicle IDs: WEB63241523000485 to WEB63247523000921

Mercedes-Benz Vito vans (2015-2017 builds)

In Vito models with rotating front seats (SA codes SB5/SB6), the front seats can loosen the wire fixings under the seats when being rotated. Should the wiring harness be damaged in the worst-case scenario, this could lead to deactivation of the thorax bag or to unintentional triggering of the thorax bag in the case of a short circuit caused in the process. A disarmed thorax bag is indicated via the SRS indicator lamp. Since the beginning of June 2017, the series has protected the wiring from...

Mitsubishi L200 (2016 model year) pick-up truck

Door latching mechanism may malfunction in hot temperatures. The locking mechanism in the door latch assembly may not operate properly in high temperatures. As a result, the door may not latch correctly and may unintentionally open whilst driving. This may affect one or more doors depending on vehicle identification number. Modified assemblies are available and the remedy is to replace door latch mechanisms as identified by the manufacturer. Manufacturer reference: R3033770 /71 /72 / 73. Number...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class (2018 builds)

Tyre pressure monitoring system software error: on affected vehicles there is the possibility of a software error in the tyre pressure monitoring system of some X-Class vehicles. If the tyre pressure falls below the minimum level required, the intended warning message may not be shown in instrument cluster, as a result of this error. Driving with tyre pressure that is too low causes increased and/or uneven tyre wear and changes the steering and braking behaviour of the vehicle. This may increase...

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 906 vans (2017 builds)

Spot welds on the front side wall that join the door frame with the hinge reinforcements behind it might not have been applied. Manufacturer reference: SRV1802. Number affected: 667. Vehicle IDs: WDB9061312N735501 to WDB9061312N736036; WDB9062332N736647; WDB9061532N735082 to WDB9061532N736787; WDB9062552N737507; WDB9061351N735869; WDB9062352N736006 to WDB9062352N737445; WDB9061552N734256 to WDB9061552N736462; WDB9061332N734175 to WDB9061332N737686; WDB9061352N734213 to WDB9061352N738229.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with NGT gaseous fuel engine (1999-2002 builds)

Gas fuel tanks fitted to affected vehicles may be affected by corrosion. Over time corrosion may weaken the tank wall(s) and the tank may burst. Garages are to assess the extent of corrosion and replace the tank where necessary. Manufacturer reference: SRV1801. Number affected: 18. Vehicle IDs: WDB9036622R146233 to WDB9036622R446877; WDB9030622P961507 to WDB9030622P961507.

Citroen Dispatch IV; Peugeot Expert 4 (2015-2017 builds)

Tow ball support bracket durability judged inadequate. The manufacturer has determined that the tow ball bracket could not withstand mechanical constraints when subjected to the highest stress levels which can occur during the vehicle's lifetime. The remedy involves the replacement of the tow ball support bracket with a redesigned version. Citroen details: manufacturer reference: GFW. Number affected: 103. Vehicle IDs: VF7******GZ075948 to VF7******HZ071468. Peugeot details: manufacturer...

Citroen Berlingo, Peugeot Partner (2017 builds)

Airbags may not be triggered in the event of a collision. On the affected vehicles, an internal component within the airbag triggering ECU may have been damaged which could lead to non-deployment. There are no early warning signs or symptoms for the customer to indicate if the ECU is incorrect. Manufacturer reference: GHE (Citroen), JAC (Peugeot). Number affected: 110 (Citroen); 124 (Peugeot). Citroen vehicle IDs: VF7******HJ878571 to VF77MBHY6HJ880776. Peugeot vehicle IDs: VF3******HJ876438 to...

DAF LF (2005-2016 builds)

For the 5.10 type axle, the pinion nut may, over an extended period of time, become loose due to an undersized pinion shaft spline. This may cause the pinion flange to separate and in extreme cases the differential may seize. Manufacturer reference: 571. Number affected: 2,507. Vehicle IDs: XLRAE45BF0L265148 to XLRAS55GF0L433924

Mercedes-Benz Evobus Citaro Euro VI (2013-2015 builds)

The rigid fuel return pipe may break at the fuel pump module due to engine vibrations. This will allow fuel to leak onto the road surface which will be a hazard to other road users. Fuel may also leak onto hot engine parts with a risk of fire. Manufacturer reference: TI47.00M10174A. Number affected: 111. Vehicle IDs: WEB62801523126703 to WEB62841823124454.

Mercedes-Benz Evobus Citaro C2 Step 3 (2017 builds)

The "bus bar" of the fuse panel on the power distribution board (PDB) could be loose. This may cause faults in circuits associated with the fuse board circuits. Manufacturer reference: TI54.15M10640A. Number affected: 6. Vehicle IDs: WEB62801623134063 to WEB62801623134068.

Volkswagen Transporter T6 (2017 builds)

The front passenger airbag may be faulty. There may be insufficient protection especially for smaller passengers in the front seat because of incorrectly folded passenger airbags. Manufacturer reference: 69U2. Number affected: 81. Vehicle IDs: WV1ZZZ7HZJH083234 to WV1ZZZ7HZJH084897 and WV2ZZZ7HZJH083037 to WV2ZZZ7HZJH084891.

Mercedes-Benz Tourismo bus (2016 builds)

The bonding on the panelling under driver's window may be incorrect and the panel could detach. Manufacturer’s reference: TI88.60T10324A. Number affected: 36. Vehicle IDs: WEB63241523000723 to WEB63247523000807.

Nissan NV400 (X62) (2016-2017 builds)

The fuel filter support bracket may crack and the fuel filter could become insecure, As a result the fuel filter and or fuel tube may leak. Manufacturer reference: PN8B0. Number affected: 25. No vehicle IDs published.

Vauxhall Movano B (2015-2017 builds) Renault Master (2016-2017 builds) and Nissan NV400 (X62) (2016-2017 builds)

The steering column may become detached from the rack due to incorrectly tightened bolt. Manufacturer references: E172112440 (18-C-021) – Vauxhall; 0CTQ – Renault; PN8B1 – Nissan. Some 160 Movano B vans are affected, with vehicle IDs: GB104161 to HB135529. Some 124 Master vans are affected, vehicle IDs VF1MA000056188469 to VF1VC000856778319. Some 41 Nissan NV400 vans are affected, but no vehicle IDs were published.

Mercedes-Benz Vito 4476 & 4477 (2011-2017 builds)

Electrical wiring in steering assembly may be insufficiently grounded. The steering column clock spring may break. This will cause warning messages to illuminate in the instrument cluster but in extreme instances it may cause the driver's airbag to deploy. Manufacturer reference: SRX1800. Number affected: 802. Vehicle IDs: WDF44760123048757 to WDF44760123060367; WDF44770313001033 to WDF44770323060229; WDF44770123051541 to WDF44770123058401; WDF44760523048281 to WDF44760523060621;...

Scania Trucks with AS903 tag axle (2016-2017 builds)

This issue affects vehicles fitted with the AS903 tag axle. The wheel hub retaining nut may not be correctly tightened. The nut may come loose, which will allow the hub to float, and in the worst case, detach. Movement of the hub should in the first instance cause the ABS warning lamp to illuminate. Reference: R/2018/001. (No vehicle IDs given)

Ford Transit Connect

Localised overheating of the engine cylinder head may cause the cylinder head to crack. This may cause a pressurised oil leak which in extreme circumstances could result in a fire in the engine compartment. Following an inspection, the fix involves replacing affected components, and fitting a coolant level sensor along with associated software to provide audible and visual warning to the driver. Reference: R/2018/009. Number affected: 8. Vehicle IDs: WF0RXXWPGRDA02986 to WF0UXXWPGUEY66028

Mercedes-Benz Atego 967 and Atego II (2013-2014 builds)

Due to incorrect welding, an axle casing seam may crack and leak oil. In extreme cases, the axle casing may fail. Manufacturers’ reference: SRL1722. Number affected: 18. Vehicle IDs: WDB9670252L811170 to WDB9670272L841524; WDB9702781L823229 to WDB9702782L816013

Wrightbus NBfL and NRM (2013-2015 build)

The rear door leaf may not react to command from the driver's manual control. It may also disable the ‘sensitive edge’ of the door and a body could become trapped. Manufacturers’ reference: NBFL-OPO. Number affected: 458. (No vehicle IDs given)

Scania truck: P, G, R & S-series

Due to a deviation in the production process the wheel may crack and possibly fracture between the ventilation holes of the rim. Reference: RC/2017/330. Number affected: 8. Vehicle IDs: 2131381 to 9225352; 5422095; 5481418; 2138417 to 2139269

VW Amarok (2016-2017 builds)

A hose clip can damage the power steering return hose for the steering rack. The power steering hose can also contact the wheel housing. If the hose is damaged, hydraulic fluid can discharge and the power steering assistance could fail. In unfavourable cases the hydraulic fluid could come in contact with a hot vehicle component or the brake disc. This could create a danger of accident or fire. Reference: R/2017/333. Number affected: 2,036. Vehicle IDs: WV1ZZZ2HZHH002360 to WV1ZZZ2HZJH004872.

VW Transporter (T6 fitted with mono and bi-turbo engine, 2016-2017 builds)

Some fuel hoses were not manufactured to specification and as a result could crack and leak fuel. The fuel could affect the drivability of the subject vehicle and possibly others using the roads. Reference: R/2017/344. Number affected: 2,501. Vehicle IDs: WV1ZZZ7JZHX016304 to WV1ZZZ7JZHX017460; WV3ZZZ7JZHX016326 to WV3ZZZ7JZHX016975; WV1ZZZ7HZHH074156 to WV1ZZZ7HZHX019033

Mercedes-Benz Actros 963, Antos 963 (2017 build)

The ‘catch’ bolt for the range change gearshift mechanism may work loose. This may affect gear changes and it is possible drive can be lost. Reference: R/2017/276. Number affected: 1,480. Vehicle IDs: WDB96300320131816 to WDB96342720167977; WDB96302020132089 to WDB96342720167327

Mercedes-Benz Arocs 964 (2017 build)

The battery positive lead may have been incorrectly fitted and may chafe. This may cause a short circuit. Reference: R/2017/277. Number affected: 4. Vehicle IDs: WDB96402420181176 to WDB96421420179446

Mercedes-Benz Arocs 964 (2014-2017 builds)

This issue affects vehicles with double drive axles and a trailing axle. Under very specific axle load conditions – including lowered chassis and slippery or loose terrain – traction at both drive axles may be compromised, and the vehicle may move. The fix involves fitting spring brake actuators to the trailing axle. Reference: R/2017/296. Number affected: 31. Vehicle IDs: WDB96404110064726 to WDB9643412L982556.

Citroen Dispatch IV and Spacetourer – DV6FC engine, and Peugeot Expert 4 and Traveller – DV6F engine. Berlingo and Berlingo VU (B9) fitted with 1.6 DV6FC engines. Peugeot Partner Teepee (B9) and VU (B9) fitted with 1.6 DV6FC engine. (2017 builds)

An engine component may not be to specification which could result in loss of engine performance. This may lead to the engine stalling and potentially causing an engine failure. In very unlikely circumstances the vehicle speed may increase without warning but will stop on its own after a few seconds. Reference: R/2018/002 and R/2018/003. Number affected: 198 Citroen large vans, 314 Peugeot large vans. Citroen vehicle IDs: VF7******HZ089288 to VF7******HZ092275; VF7******J4074126 to...

Volvo Bus B5LH(3) (2013-2017 builds)

The brackets retaining the heat shield of the starter motor may fail and allow the heat shield to fall on and chafe through the B+ cable. If left alone, there is a theoretical risk of fire. Manufacturers’ reference: C5315. Number affected: 1,229. Vehicle IDs: YV3T1U227DA161950 to YV3T1U222JA187979.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 906 (2017 build)

The windscreen may not be correctly sealed in the upper middle, which may allow water to enter the cabin. Reference: R/2017/298. Number affected: 128. (No vehicle IDs given)

Vauxhall Movano B (2016-2017 builds)

An incorrect surface treatment on the fuel filter collar may lead to breakage of the diesel filter strap, resulting in vibration and noise from the engine compartment. In the case of any mechanical pulses when driving with a broken strap, or as a consequence of an accident, this could result in breakage of the fuel pipes, with subsequent leakage. Reference: R/2017/331. Number affected: 402. Vehicle IDs: HB115682 to HB127890

Mercedes-Benz Citan

The bolts securing the seat belts to the B- and C-pillars on the left side of the vehicle may possibly not have been tightened to specification. Reference: R/2017/316. Number affected: 15. Vehicle IDs: WDF4156052U224796; WDF4157032U224995; WDF4156032U224900 to WDF4156032U224921

Mercedes-Benz Vito

The front wheel bearing retaing ring may not be correctly fitted; this may allow the axle to float in the hub. Reference: R/2017/323. Number affected: 232. Vehicle IDs: WDF44770123330316 to WDF44770123333541; WDF44760123330327 to WDF4476023333226; WDF4476032330457 to WDF44760323333365; WDF44770323328398 to WDF44770323333428; WDF44760523330296 to WDF44760523331944; WDF44770523330042 to WDF44770523333335

Renault Master III vans (2017 build)

The strap of the diesel filter may break, causing the diesel filter to disconnect from its holder. There is the possibility of a noise in the engine compartment, and in extreme cases, fuel leakage. Reference: R/2017/313. Number affected: 440. Vehicle IDs: VF1MA000056883504 to VF1VC000X57277118.

MAN TGS and TGX (2016-2017 builds)

A steering shaft coupling may not have been correctly manufactured. This may create a clicking noise and the steering may become restricted. In extreme instances the steering may lock. A total of 174 vehicles are affected. Vehicle IDs: WMA18SZZ0HP087916 to WMA49SZZ7HM735683.

Mercedes-Benz Econic 956 (2017 build)

The "high load" parameter setting of the Electronic Braking System may not have been correctly programmed. In extreme instances, this may affect EBS brake application and vehicle stability. A total of 264 trucks are affected. Vehicle IDs: WDB9560032V247877 to WDB9560632V248975.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 906 and Vito 639 (2014-2016 builds)

The vehicle’s electronic control unit (ECU) may have been incorrectly updated. This may affect the operation of systems controlled by the ECU. A software update is required to deal with the issue. Four vehicles are affected. Vehicle IDs: WDB9066332P173780 to WDB9066352S989278 and WDF63960523381401 to WDF63960523381401.

Ford Transit (2014 onwards) rear brake disc supplied by APEC

The half shaft retaining bolt holes in the rear disc may have an incorrect thread. Retaining bolts may fit but may become loose and fall out. This would allow the half shaft and wheel/hub assembly to detach from the vehicle. Reference: RCOMP/2017/010. Number affected: 628 units.

Citroen Dispatch IV and Spacetourer (2016 builds)

The starter motor supply wiring harness may become damaged. The positioning of the starter supply terminal may be incorrect. This may allow it to foul other components and cause a short circuit. Reference: R/2017/262. Number affected: 12 units. Vehicle ID: VF7******GZ015868 to VF7******GZ023973

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Euro 5; Fuso Canter TF (2009-2013 builds)

The engine fuel return pipe is made of material which may adversely react with chemicals paint etc. These may cause the pipe to swell, become loose and leak fuel. Reference: R/2017/221. Number affected: 3,489 units. Vehicle IDs: TYAFB83SB4DV00045 to TYBFEB71GLDX05768; TYAFEB01BRDX00052 to TYBFEB71ELDX07192

Mercedes Benz Actros, Antos, Arocs and Econic (2016-17 builds)

The "catch" bolt for the range change gearshift mechanism may work loose. This may affect gear changes and it is possible drive can be lost. Reference: R/2017/242. Number affected: 592 units. Vehicle IDs: WDB93020810115487 to WDB96342720154393; WDB96400320153363 to WDB96442520138948; WDB9560032V248443 to WDB9560032V248443; WDB96300320152456 to WDB96302420138062

Mercedes-Benz Actros 963, Actros II / III, Antos 963, Arocs 964, Atego II, Atego 967, Axor II (2013-2017 builds)

The rear axle casings may crack and oil may leak. In extreme cases, the axle casing may fail. Reference: R/2017/259, R/2017/261, R/2017/263 and R/2017/264. Number affected: 8,382 units. Vehicle IDs: WDB96302420138062; WDB96401420038492 to WDB9643302L989377; WDB9670051L935840 to WDB9676332L881646; WDB9700552L819421 to WDB9700772L811262; WDB9630032L845295; WDB9630032L844594 to WDB9634062L844720; WDB96401420072421 to WDB96433020167849; WDB96300320094142 to WDB96342720100754; WDB9302032L782220 to...

Mercedes-Benz Citaro bus (2014-2017 build)

It is possible for the wiring harness in the main switch panel to chafe on a bracket cut-out, which could result in a short to earth. If a short circuit occurs, it could result in the loss of various electrical systems. In the worst case, the engine could cut out. Reference: R/2017/239. Number affected: 143. Vehicle IDs: WEB62801523126703 to WEB62841923132417

Mercedes-Benz Unimog (2015-17 builds)

The battery supply line for the engine electrical system may be incorrectly routed and could result in a short circuit. This will produce a thermal overload of the battery line and melting of the protective sheath may occur. There is also a possibility that all electrics could be lost, the engine could stop and fire could start. Reference: R/2017/155. Number affected: 4 units. No vehicle IDs provided.

Mercedes-Benz Actros 963, Arocs 963 (April 2017 build)

The bolts retaining the offside front leaf spring (or springs) and support bracket(s) may not have been tightened to the correct specification on seven trucks. If a support bracket disconnects this could affect the steering. Vehicle ID numbers: WDB96302020158308 to WDB96342320159926; WDB96423020160833 to WDB96433820160849

Mercedes-Benz Antos 963, Actros 963, Econic 956 (2016-2017 build)

Due to an error in the manufacturing process, the lower steering shaft universal joint may not have been produced to the correct specification on 920 trucks. Under heavy steering forces, it is possible for the column shaft to move within the universal joint connection. Vehicle ID numbers: WDB96300320131818 to WDB96300320131818; WDB96302020124652 to WDB96441620127493; WDB9560012V247031 to WDB9564332V247353; WDB96300320072814 to WDB96342720102315; WDB96300320072468 to WDB96401410098386;...

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Euro 5 and Canter TF (2009-2013 build)

The engine fuel return pipe is made of material which may adversely react with chemicals such as paint. They may cause the pipe to swell, become loose and leak fuel, in 3,489 trucks. Vehicle ID numbers: TYAFB83SB4DV00045 to TYBFEB71GLDX05768; TYAFEB01BRDX00052 to TYBFEB71ELDX07192

Mercedes-Benz Citaro bus (2014-2016 build)

The wiring harness in the main switch panel could possibly chafe on a bracket cut-out, which could result in a short to earth. If a short circuit occurs, it could result in the loss of various electrical systems. In the worst case, the engine could cut out. Vehicle IDs: WEB62801523126703 to WEB62841923132417.