Soldering of Steering Control Unit – 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

November 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V822000

Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist

A loss of power steering assist would require a greater steering effort to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V822

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 3

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 GLC300 and GLC300 4MATIC vehicles. The electrical connection between the power steering electric motor and the control unit may fail, resulting in the loss of electric power steering assist.

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Timing Chain Idler Gear – 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

November 15, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V821000

Idler Gear May Detach Causing Engine Stall

A detached idler gear can damage the engine, resulting in a stall and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V821

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 6

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 S560, S560 Cabriolet, and S560 4MATIC vehicles equipped with 8-cylinder gasoline engines. The threaded connection between the camshaft idler gear and the crankcase may be improperly tightened, possibly causing the idler gear to detach from the crankcase.

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Routing of Door Wiring Harness – 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

November 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V820000

Improperly Routed Front Door Wiring Harnessess

The damage to certain wires can impact safety features such as the side impact restraint system, the automatic unlocking of the door in the event of a crash, or the vehicle location in the event of an emergency call. These scenarios increases the risk of an injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V820

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,427

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 G550 4MATIC and G63 AMG vehicles. The front door wiring harnesses may have been improperly routed causing damage to the individual wires during opening and closing of the front doors.

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Insufficient Weld May Cause Seat Cushion to Shift – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

November 6, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V800000

Insufficient Weld May Cause Seat Cushion to Shift

In the event of a crash, the weld seam may break and cause the seat cushion to shift forward, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V800

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 3

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner vehicles. A seam on the height adjuster for the front seats may have been insufficiently welded.

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Bayonet Lock May be Open, Causing Fuel Leak – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

November 7, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V798000

Bayonet Lock May be Open, Causing Fuel Leak

 

A diesel fuel leak can create slippery road conditions, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V798

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Potential Number of Units Affected 4,987

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles equipped with diesel fuel systems. The bayonet lock between the fuel pump and the fuel tank may not have been closed and locked during manufacturing. As a result, a leak between the fuel pump and the fuel tank could occur. In addition, a gas station fuel pump may not automatically stop once the tank fill level is reached, potentially causing the fuel to overflow.

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