Mercedes-Benz Recall of certain 2016 GLE350, GL450 and GLE450 vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Upper Control Arm Connecting Bolt may be Loose

The loose bolt may cause improper wheel tracking, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V081000

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components: SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 37

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
MERCEDES-BENZ GL450 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450 2016

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350 4Matic Bluetec, GL450 4Matic, and GLE450 Coupe 4Matic vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolt that connects the upper control arm and the axle stub may not have been properly tightened.

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the bolt connecting the upper control arm and the axle stub on the affected vehicles, replacing the upper control arm if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. 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

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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