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December 20, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V915000
Brake Components Are Incorrect Size/FMVSS 135
The incorrect size brake components may lead to the wrong replacement components fitted to the vehicle during brake repairs, possibly affecting braking performance and increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V915000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 75

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 S560 and S450 vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with front brake components (brake discs, calipers, and pads) with different dimensions than specified for the vehicle.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 14, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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December 20, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V918000
Glass Panel May Detach From Vehicle
A detached glass panel can separate from the vehicle and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V918000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 744,852

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2001-2011 vehicles. The bonding between the glass panel and the sliding roof frame may deteriorate, possibly resulting in the glass panel detaching from the vehicle. For a full list of the affected models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RMISC-19V918-4126.pdf

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the glass panel bonding and replace the sliding roof, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 14, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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January 28, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V046000
Delayed Camera Display/FMVSS 111
A delayed rearview camera display can reduce the driver's view of what is behind the car, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V046000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components BACK OVER PREVENTION

Potential Number of Units Affected 22

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 A220 and A220 4MATIC vehicles. In certain operating conditions, the rearview camera software may cause a delay in displaying the rearview camera image. As such, these vehicles fail to comply to Federal Motor Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the rearview camera software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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January 28, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V047000
Automatic Transmission Wiring Harness May Chafe
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V047000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 28

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 AMG GT63 4MATIC and AMG GT63S 4MATIC vehicles. A wiring harness for the automatic transmission may not be properly secured, allowing it to chafe against the drive shaft and possibly cause an engine stall.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the mounting clips and wiring harness, and repair or replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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January 27, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V048000
Oil Feed Line to Turbocharger May Leak
An oil leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components can increase the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V048000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,518

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 E63 AMG 4MATIC, E63S AMG 4MATIC Wagon, S63 AMG Cabrio 4MATIC, S63 AMG Coupe 4MATIC, and S63 AMG 4MATIC and 2019 G63 AMG 4MATIC, AMG GT63 4MATIC, AMG GT63S 4MATIC vehicles equipped with 4.0L 8-cylinder gasoline turbocharged engines. The oil feed line to the turbocharger may leak.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil feed line to the turbocharger, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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February 14, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V089000
Interior Switches May Not Illuminate/FMVSS 101
If the interior switches are not illuminated, they may be more difficult to find and operate, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V089000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,101

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 CLA250, CLA250 4MATIC and CLA35 AMG 4MATIC, 2020-2021 GLE350, GLE350 4MATIC, GLE450 4MATIC, GLS450 4MATIC and GLS580 4MATIC and 2021 GLE53 AMG Coupe, GLE63S AMG 4MATIC, GLS63 AMG 4MATIC and Maybach GLS600 4MATIC vehicles. The instrument cluster software may deactivate the illumination of certain interior switches (switch bar, overhead control unit, steering wheel) if the hazard lights are turned on and the ignition switch is in the 'off' position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 14, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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February 14, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V090000
Loss of Stability Control and Anti-Lock Brakes
Deactivation of the vehicle stability control system or anti-lock brakes may increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V090000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, POWER TRAIN, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,517

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 G550 4MATIC and G63 AMG 4MATIC vehicles. An electrical resistor within the differential locking module may malfunction, interrupting communication between the control unit and the differential locking actuator, possibly resulting in the deactivation of the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) while driving.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the differential locking modules and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 14, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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March 20, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V172000
Rear Crossmember May Detach
If the rear crossmember detaches from the vehicle, it can become a road hazard and increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V172000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 224

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE350, GLE450 AND GLS450 vehicles. The seams on the rear crossmember may have been insufficiently welded. This may allow cracks to form when towing, possibly causing the rear crossmember to detach from the vehicle.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear crossmember, free of charge. Owners were notified of the safety risk with an interim letter April 3, 2020. A second letter will be sent once the remedy is available. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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March 20, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V173000
Engine Oil Plugs May Leak
An engine oil leak can spill on to the road and cause slippery road conditions. Additionally, if the engine runs out of oil it can cause an engine stall while driving. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V173000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 9,791

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 S560 and Maybach S560 vehicles equipped with 4.0L 8-cylinder gasoline-engines. Two engine oil plugs may not withstand high engine loads while driving, possibly resulting in an engine oil leak.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil plugs, free of charge. Owners were notified of the safety risk with an interim letter April 3, 2020. A second letter will be sent once the remedy is available. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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February 7, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V068000
Inaccurate Vehicle Location for Emergency Services
An inaccurate vehicle location may delay emergency responders, increasing the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V068000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components COMMUNICATION

Potential Number of Units Affected 239

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 C300 Cabrio, C300 Cabrio 4MATIC, C300 Coupe, C43 AMG Cabrio 4MATIC, C43 AMG Coupe 4MATIC, C63S AMG Cabrio, CLS53 AMG 4MATIC, E350, E350 4MATIC, E450 Cabrio, E450 Cabrio 4MATIC, E450 Coupe, E450 Coupe 4MATIC, E450 4MATIC, E53 AMG Cabrio 4MATIC, GLC300 Coupe 4MATIC, GLC300, GLC300 4MATIC, GLC63 AMG Coupe 4MATIC, AMG GT63 4-Door 4MATIC, and AMG GT63S 4-Door 4MATIC vehicles.

An electrical circuit inside the Emergency Call System (eCall) communication module may be damaged, potentially relaying an inaccurate vehicle location.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the communication module, free of charge. The recall began April 14, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2020030016.
 

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April 22, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V226000
Rear Seat Wiring Harness May Be Routed Incorrectly
Damaged wires may cause the rear side air bags to not deploy as intended. Additionally, the driver may not be warned if the second row right seat is not locked into place correctly after using the "Easy Entry" function. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V226000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 120

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE 350 and GLE 450 vehicles equipped with an electrically adjustable second-row seat. The wiring harness under the seat may become pinched during seat adjustment, possibly causing damage to the wires.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and reroute the wiring harness as necessary, and repair any wire damage, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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April 21, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V227000
Inaccurate Vehicle Location for Emergency Services
An inaccurate vehicle location or the inability to communicate with the call center may delay emergency responders, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an emergency.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V227000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components COMMUNICATION

Potential Number of Units Affected 149

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 AMG GT vehicles. The emergency call system (eCall) communication module may be missing the wiring harness ground line, which may cause the system to relay an inaccurate vehicle location, and restrict the ability to communicate verbally with the call center.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will repair the wiring harness of the communication module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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May 1, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V247000
Incorrect Child Safety Lock Label
If an unrestrained child unexpectedly opens a door, they may fall from the vehicle increasing their risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V247000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES, EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,659

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 G550 and G63 vehicles. The embossed lock symbol for the child safety lock on the rear doors may indicate the incorrect lock status of the child safety lock.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install a label on the rear doors with the correct operating direction, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 30, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.
 

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May 22, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V298000
Incorrect Replacement Passenger Air Bag Installed
An incorrect passenger air bag may not provide adequate protection, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V298000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 747

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2012 C250, C250 Coupe, C300, C350, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG, and C63 AMG Coupe vehicles equipped with a front passenger air bag assembly replaced under a prior recall. An incorrect replacement front passenger air bag may have been installed.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 26, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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June 5, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V328000
Left Rear Seat Back Electric Latch May Fail
In the event of a crash, if the left-rear seatback latch fails, it can increase the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V328000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,352

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 E450, AMG E63S, GLC300, AMG GLC43, AMG GLC63, AMG GT53, and AMG GT63 vehicles equipped with rear seatbacks that can be electrically unlatched. The left-rear seatback latch may not be strong enough to withstand certain loads. If cargo were to strike the left-rear seatback, the latch may fail.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left-rear seatback latch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 4, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 

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June 5, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V329000
Shock Absorbers May Wear Prematurely
Premature wear of the front struts and rear shock absorbers can affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V329000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 38

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE450, GLS450, and GLS580 vehicles. The sealing of the piston assembly in the front struts and rear shock absorbers may leak and fail prematurely.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front strut assemblies and rear shock absorbers, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin August 4, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
 
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