Mercedes-Benz Recall of certain 2016-2017 AMG GLE43 vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

ECU Software May Cause Engine Shut Down

If the engine shuts down, there is increased the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V506000

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 12,322

Make Model Model Year(s)
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE43 2016 – 2017

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 AMG GLE43 Coupe, and 2017 AMG GLE43 vehicles. The engine control unit and transmission control unit software may have compatibility conflicts and cause the engine to shut-down while the driver brakes to a stop, or accelerates following an ECO start.

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the engine and transmission control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

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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