Mercedes-Benz is Recalling certain 2016-2017 GLE 300d 4MATIC, GLE 350, GLE 350 4MATIC, and GLE 400 4MATIC vehicles

4 11 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 4, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Low-Beam Headlights out of Adjustment/FMVSS 108

Report Receipt Date: OCT 20, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V759000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,215

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

MERCEDES-BENZ

MERCEDES-BENZ

MERCEDES-BENZ

Model

GLE 300D

GLE 350

GLE 400

Model Year(s)

2016 – 2017

2016 – 2017

2016 – 2017

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 GLE 300d 4MATIC, GLE 350, GLE 350 4MATIC, and GLE 400 4MATIC vehicles manufactured October 14, 2015, to November 23, 2015. The low beam headlights on the affected vehicles may not be properly adjusted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Assoc. Equipment.”

CONSEQUENCE: If the low-beam headlights are out of adjustment, the driver’s visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the headlight adjustment, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 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

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