WASHINGTON, D.C. May 1, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A loss of steering can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V252000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 168
|MERCEDES-BENZ||C250||2013 – 2014|
|MERCEDES-BENZ||C200||2013 – 2014|
|MERCEDES-BENZ||GLK250||2013 – 2014|
|MERCEDES-BENZ||GLK350||2013 – 2015|
Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2013-2014 C250, C300 4MATIC, GLK250 4MATIC BLUETEC and GLK350 vehicles, 2013 C250 Coupe, C350, C350 4MATIC Coupe, C350 Coupe and C63 AMG Coupe vehicles, and 2013-2015 GLK350 4MATIC vehicles. The steering coupling connecting bolt may have been insufficiently tightened, possibly resulting in a loss of steering.
Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering coupling connecting bolt, tightening it as necessary, 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