Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. is Recalling certain 2015 S550 Hybrid vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Insufficient Fuel Pump Output causing Engine Stall

Report Receipt Date: OCT 13, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V647000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

MERCEDS-BENZ

Model

S550 HYBRID

Model Year(s)

2014

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 S550 Hybrid vehicles manufactured May 13, 2013 to April 22, 2015. In the affected vehicles, after driving in electric mode, the fuel pump output may be insufficient to restart the gasoline engine and the vehicle will stall.

CONSEQUENCE:
A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the fuel system control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2015. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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

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