WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 22, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If brake pads are constantly applied over long periods of driving, the brake components may heat up, affecting braking performance and increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the dragging brakes may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V308000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,818
|MERCEDES-BENZ||SLC 43 AMG||2017|
|MERCEDES-BENZ||SLC300||2016 – 2017|
Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015 SLK 250, 2016 SLK 350, 2016-2017 SLC 300, and 2017 SLC 43 AMG vehicles. In these vehicles, the electronic stability control (ESC) system software may incorrectly keep the brakes slightly applied.
Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the ESC system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in late June 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