Steering Coupling may not have been Locked – 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 & C300

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V872
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 2

 

Steering Coupling may not have been Locked

If the steering connection was not properly locked, the mechanical connection between the steering wheel and steering rack may come loose, reducing steering ability and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling one 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe and one C300 4Matic Coupe. The steering coupling may not have been correctly locked during manufacturing.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering coupling and lock it correctly if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 31, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Mercedes-Benz has a Recall


Recall Acknowledgement

December 20, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V872-6292.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V872&docType=RCL


 

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