Oil in Active Curve System may Leak – 2012-2017 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V272
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 9,725

 

Oil in Active Curve System may Leak

The leaking oil in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2012-2014 ML350 Bluetec 4Matic and ML550 4Matic, 2012-2015 ML63 AMG 4Matic and ML350 4Matic, 2013-2016 GL350 Bluetec 4Matic, GL550 4Matic and GL63 AMG 4Matic, 2017 GLS350d 4Matic, GLS450 4Matic, GLS550 4Matic and GLS63 AMG 4Matic, 2015 ML400 4Matic, 2016 GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic, GLE450 4Matic Coupe and GLE63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, 2015-2016 GL450 4Matic and 2013-2014 GL450 4Matic vehicles equipped with the Active Curve System (ACS). In certain driving conditions, if the oil level in the ACS reservoir is below the minimum level, the oil may foam and leak out of the vent holes in the reservoir cap.

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Headlight Adjustment not Sealed/FMVSS 108 – 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300, E43 AMG & E400

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V271
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 42

 

Headlight Adjustment not Sealed/FMVSS 108

If the headlight’s horizontal aim is altered, a misaimed headlight may lead to an insufficiently illuminated roadway, which may increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 4Matic, E300, E43 AMG, and E400 vehicles. The headlight horizontal adjustment screws on these vehicles may not be properly sealed behind a non-removable sealing cap to keep headlights from being readjusted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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2017120012 – Adjust Spare Wheel Holder – 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 & 3500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V742
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 773

 

Spare Tire Holder Not Secure

If the spare tire holder is not properly secured, the spare tire may separate from the vehicle and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans. The spare tire holder under the vehicle may not be properly secured.

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Insulation Mat may Deform and cause Fire – 2008-2009 Smart fortwo

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V273
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 42,781

 

Insulation Mat may Deform and cause Fire

If the mat contacts hot exhaust system components, it can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2008-2009 smart fortwo cabrio and fortwo coupe vehicles. The rear insulation mat in the engine compartment may deform, deteriorate, and loosen over time, allowing the mat to contact hot exhaust system components.

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17E-062 – Fire Extinguisher May Be Clogged or Inoperable – 2014-2017 Midwest Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Chassis

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V786
Manufacturer Midwest Automotive Designs, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 550

 

Fire Extinguisher May Be Clogged or Inoperable

In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Midwest Automotive Designs, LLC (Midwest) is recalling certain Custom Vans and Camper Van recreational vehicles built on 2014-2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis and 2016-2017 RAM Promaster chassis. These vehicles are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button ‘Pindicator’ fire extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf

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