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Recall Alert (4): Mercedes-Benz 2016

RECALL Subject : Software Error May Disable Power Steering Assist

Report Receipt Date: JUN 15, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V438000
Component(s): STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17


Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 C300 4Matic vehicles manufactured November 4, 2015, to March 1, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the electric power steering assist system may shutdown due to a software error.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
REMEDY:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the electric power steering control unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

Rick

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