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Garmin Australasia Pty Ltd—GHP Reactor Marine Autopilot

PRA number: 2015/15079
Date published: 4th December 2015

Product information

Product description

The Autopilot is used by pilots of small recreational boats and can be installed by Australian OEMs or individual consumers as an aftermarket product. The Autopilot may also be applied for vessels carrying a small number of passengers.

Identifying features

010-00705-15 GHP Reactor Hydraulic Autopilot Corepack
010-00705-45 GHP Reactor Mechanical Autopilot Retrofit Corepack
010-00705-65 GHP Reactor Hydraulic with SmartPump Corepack
010-00705-71 GHP Reactor Hydraulic Autopilot Corepack for SmartPump
010-00705-80 GHP Reactor Steer-by-wire Standard Corepack
010-00705-81 GHP Reactor Steer-by-wire Corepack for Yamaha® Helm Master™
010-00705-82 GHP Reactor Steer-by-wire Corepack for Viking® VIPER®
010-00705-85 GHP Reactor Steer-by-wire Corepack for Volvo-Penta
010-11052-60 Course Computer Unit, GHP Reactor Steer-by-wire
010-11052-61 Course Computer Unit, GHP Reactor Steer-by-wire for VIPER
010-11052-62 Course Computer Unit, GHP Reactor
010-11052-63 Course Computer Unit, GHP Reactor for Volvo-Penta

What are the defects?

Garmin has discovered an issue involving software on GHP Reactor Autopilots that may cause the unit memory to become corrupted and inoperative.

What are the hazards?

In very rare circumstances, the Autopilot may behave unexpectedly, including performing an 'abrupt' manoeuvre.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st October 2014 - 4th December 2015

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Supplier

Garmin Australasia Pty Ltd

Supplier's web site

http://www.garmin.com/en-AU

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately install a free software update by visiting the website http://www.garmin.com/support/software/marine.html, or contact your Australian OEM or dealer to obtain a flashcard copy of the software update.

For further information please contact Mr Jason Browne on ph: (02) 9679 3453 or email Jason.browne@garmin.com