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Mercedes Tail Light Problems Under Investigation

Safety regulators in the United States of America are currently conducting an investigation with Mercedes-Benz C-Class cars. According to news sources like ABC News, News.com.au and Miami Herald, the company’s C-Class cars are being investigated for tail light problems. The investigation regarding the Mercedes tail light problems covers around 253,000 cars of the brand. Year 2008 up to 2011 C-Class models are the subjects of the probe. The scrutiny from the Feds came after 402 complaints were filed to both the US National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the German automaker regarding Mercedes tail light problems. The figures include five cases of fires and one injury based on reports. NHTSA… Continue Reading »

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NHTSA Launches A Probe To Look Into 250,000 Complaints From E-Class Owners

Yesterday, various news sources like the NBC, GlobalPost, CBS and USNews revealed that around 250,000 Mercedes-Benz owners in the U.S. have reported fuel leaks from their cars. The cars which were included in the report belong in the 2003 up to 2008 E-Class models of the brand. Based on the reports, E-Class Mercedes-Benz owners have complained to the company and to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that their car reeks of gasoline just after refueling. As a result, the government agency organized a probe that aims look into the issue. The vehicles targeted were the ones that were released in 2003 up to 2008. The news sources added that… Continue Reading »

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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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Fuel filter leak recall issued on 2011 models

Heads up, folks! If you’re driving a 2011 E-Class, GL-Class, M-Class or R-Class, then you’d better call your dealer right away. Mercedes-Benz has just issued a recall on these models due to leakage problems on their fuel filters. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there is an o-ring on the fuel system that may not have been lubricated and installed properly, thus causing fuel to spill out. The recall bulletin from NHTSA provides specific details on diesel variants of these models, but our friends over at The Car Connection says otherwise, confirming that the problem affects gasoline variants as well. So be warned and be safe. Your dealer should… Continue Reading »

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Two recalls issued by Mercedes-Benz covering 2002-2010 G-Class models

Are you driving a Mercedes-Benz G-Class of model year 2002 to 2010? Then you should bring it in to your nearest Mercedes-Benz dealer. The company has just issued a recall for these models’ non-compliance with federal rules, specifically involving headlights and turn signal lights. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2 recalls have been issued. The first one covers around 3,552 G-Class units whose models date back to 2002 all the way to 2010, and whose front grille is placed in front of the turn signals. The NHTSA warrants that drivers may not be able to see the turn signal lights because the grille blocks the view. Your… Continue Reading »

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