WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 8, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V831000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 799
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Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
SUMMARY: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2017 E400 4Matic Coupe, E400 Convertible, E550 Coupe and E550 Convertible vehicles manufactured June 7, 2016, to September 8, 2016. On the affected vehicles, there may be insufficient clearance between the left catalytic converter and the composite underbody panel.
CONSEQUENCE: The insufficient clearance may cause the panel to melt, increasing the risk of a fire.
REMEDY: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the underbody panel, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2016. Owners may contact Mercedes 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