Mercedes-Benz Recall of certain GLC Class vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 8, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Mercedes-Benz Recall: Insufficient Low Beam Illumination/FMVSS 108

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

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
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

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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