WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 28, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
The steering coupling wear may cause a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V250000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10,832
|MERCEDES-BENZ||G550||2013 – 2016|
|MERCEDES-BENZ||G63||2013 – 2016|
Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.(MBUSA) is recalling certain 2013-2016 G550 and G63 AMG vehicles and 2016 G65 AMG vehicles. The steering coupling may have been insufficiently tightened, resulting in the steering connection wearing.
Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering coupling, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 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