WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 3, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V758000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,858
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
SUMMARY: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2017 E300 Sedan and E300 Sedan 4Matic vehicles manufactured December 10, 2015, to June 30, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the rear bench seat frame may contact and damage the wiring harness for the fuel pump, fuel tank pressure sensor or fuel level gauge.
CONSEQUENCE: Damage to the fuel pump wiring may result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY: MBUSA has notified owners, and dealers will modify the routing of the affected wiring harness, repairing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began October 28, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration