WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 8, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
An insufficiently illuminated roadway may increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V819000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,134
|MERCEDES-BENZ||GLC300||2016 – 2017|
|MERCEDES-BENZ||GLC43 AMG||2016 – 2017|
Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 GLC300, GLC300 4MATIC and GLC43 4MATIC vehicles. These vehicles may have misadjusted headlights, possibly resulting in the low beam headlights insufficiently illuminating the roadway. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”
Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlamp adjustment, adjusting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2018. 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