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2011 diesel models recalled for potential fuel leak

Goodness, gracious. Don’t say we didn’t tell you earlier. As of right now, 2,297 Mercedes-Benz diesel models have been recalled because of a potential fuel leak problem. These specific models are the 2011 E-Class, GL-Class, R-Class and M-Class rangers. Apparently, there’s an o-ring somewhere in the fuel system that wasn’t installed correctly during production. Mercedes-Benz did the right thing by informing the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (a.k.a. NHTSA) that they failed to lubricate the said o-ring before installing it into the fuel system of these models. This brings about high risk of fuel leaking from the system, specifically the fuel filter. NHTSA officials are actually more worried about… Continue Reading »

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Models for 2011 and beyond

With sales improving all over the globe—17 percent increase in May alone and beating its fellow German premium car rivals Audi and BMW by 11 and 15 percent respectively—Mercedes-Benz is all set to introduce 16 new and upgraded models for 2011. Included in the lineup are the Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, the B-Class F-Cell and the A-Class E-Cell. Mercedes-Benz is also preparing to debut their latest engines—turbocharged BlueDIRECT V6 and V8 with direct injection—boasting as much as 24 percent better fuel economy. Oh yes, things are going really well with the company. All these models will feauture Mercedes-Benz’s patent Stop-Start technology. The system will boost fuel economy by shutting down… Continue Reading »

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