Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC Recall of certain C63 AMG vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 9, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC Recall: Rear Axle Mounting Flange may Fracture

A fractured rear axle mounting flange can cause the rear differential to become misaligned, possibly resulting in failure of the driveshaft and a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V654000

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components: POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,098

Make Model Model Year(s)
MERCEDES-BENZ C63 AMG 2015 – 2017

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2016 C63 AMG, 2015-2017 C63S and 2017 C63S AMG Coupe and C63 AMG Cabrio vehicles. The rear axle differential mounting flange may fracture from repeated aggressive launches.

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle’s stability system software and chassis control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 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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