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Mercedes Recalls Seven GLC 300 Due To Window Adhesive Flaw

Mercedes recalls seven 2024 GLC 300 vehicles in the United States, citing a potentially hazardous defect related to the windows. The luxury automaker identified an issue during the production phase, revealing that a mislabeled shipment of window adhesive from supplier EFTEC AG led to the subpar fitting of the front, rear, and fixed side windows. This unexpected flaw poses a major safety risk, as there is a possibility that the windows might not be securely affixed, raising concerns about on-road incidents and compromised crash safety. Adhesive Mislabeling Causes Safety Concerns The problem came to light in September when anomalies were detected in the production process. During a routine check, a… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz USA Issues Recalls Due to Battery Warning System Issue

Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling some of its electric vehicles (EVs) produced between 2022 to 2023. The models included are the S-Class hybrid, EQS, and EQE. The automaker said that the issue stems from the battery warning system of the said models. The problem, discovered during battery and software testing in May 2022, may cause the affected models to be non-compliant with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 305. Affected Models and Number of Vehicles According to a report, the recall covers a total of 3,823 Mercedes cars and SUVs assembled between February 14, 2021, and September 8, 2022. These include the following: 133 units of 2022 AMG EQS 53 2,772 units of 2022 EQS… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans Recalled Over Wiring Harness Issues

Around 350 units of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans were recalled in the US due to potential problems with the wiring harnesses located in their seats. According to the German automaker, the said parts may have been incorrectly routed, which could cause their damage or short circuit. All these may consequently pose a fire hazard or malfunction in some of the electrical components of the affected vehicles. Based on the announcement, the recall affects the 2022 model-year Sprinters produced from February 17 to May 6 of the same year. It was found that the configuration of the seat adjustment motor had the tendency to rub against the retaining clip of the wiring… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz EQE EV Recalled Due to Steering Issues

It hasn’t been that long since the Mercedes-Benz EQE Sedan made its debut in Munich, Germany. However, a global recall for the electric vehicle was already announced. According to Auto Motor Sport, 341 units of the EQE were affected by the recall. This was due to a possible damage in its steering components during the assembly process. If left unchecked, this could result in the failure of the car’s steering power assistance and unintended steering movements. Both have the potential to cause road accidents. The report added that 130 of the recalled units are in Germany. The rest are somewhere around the globe — most probably in the European region… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Recalls 1.3 Million Cars and SUVs Due To Problem in Emergency Call System

Around 1.3 million vehicles sold by Mercedes-Benz USA are subject to recall because of a potential issue in their eCall emergency call system. The problem may result in the system sending the wrong location to emergency responders in case of an accident. The National Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) traced the problem to the emergency communication module of the software. The fix can be as simple as an over-the-air update, but some units may be required to undergo repairs in dealerships. The agency identified 1,292,258 affected luxury cars and SUVs made from 2016 to 2020 by Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG. The Mercedes recalls include the derivatives of the A-Class, B-Class, C-Class,… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLS Recalled Over Defective Illuminated Logos

It’s only an illuminated logo, so what could go wrong? Apparently, what may be deemed as just an aesthetic element in a Mercedes-Benz SUV may factor in a serious accident because of faulty electrical wiring. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the illuminated three-pointed star logo of Mercedes SUVs is causing a malfunction in the power steering, wiper motor, and left headlamp. The issue was attributed to an incorrectly installed electrical ground. The units affected are the Mercedes-Benz GLE and Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV models. Mercedes has since announced a recall on the vehicles in question. It is estimated that the recall covers up to 12,799 SUVs of… Continue Reading »


U.S. Regulator Starts Investigation on Mercedes-Benz Recalls

In the past 18 months, Mercedes-Benz recalls have numbered over 1.4 million. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) has started a probe on the German automaker for possible compliance issues. According to Reuters, a communication from NHTSA dated October 22, 2018, alleged that Mercedes may have missed the deadlines in sending letters to their customers affected by recalls. The agency also claimed that Mercedes failed to furnish them copies of the said letters on time. Furthermore, the German luxury brand appeared to have omitted important details in their reports such as the estimated percentage of problematic units under the recalls as well as their recall plans. NHTSA complained… Continue Reading »


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