Mercedes-Benz is Recalling certain 2015 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, GLA250, GLA250 4Matic, and 2016 SLK300 roadster vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 29, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Camshaft Weld may Fail and cause Engine Stall

Report Receipt Date: OCT 16, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V662000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 857

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

MERCEDS-BENZ

MERCEDS-BENZ

MERCEDS-BENZ

Model

CLA250

GLA250

SLK300

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

2016

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (Mercedes-Benz) is recalling certain model year 2015 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, GLA250, GLA250 4Matic, and 2016 SLK300 roadster vehicles manufactured July 17, 2015, to August 31, 2015. The affected vehicles have intake or exhaust camshafts whose welds may fail and possibly cause engine damage.

CONSEQUENCE:
Engine damage may result in a stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected camshafts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 30, 2015. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372. Mercedes-Benz’s number for this recall is 2015100006.

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.

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