Improper Weld May Allow Water To Leak In – 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

June 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V459000

Improper Weld May Allow Water To Leak In


Water in the passenger compartment may affect the vehicle’s electrical systems, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V459

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 753



Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE350 4Matic and GLE450 4Matic vehicles. A welding error during production may have resulted in a small hole in the floor, possibly allowing water to leak into the passenger cabin.



MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will seal the affected area, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 13, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.



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


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2 Affected Products



2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V459-4308.PDF 216.165KB

Download (PDF, 211KB)

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V459-8410.pdf 244.779KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)

Recalls Documents


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