Mercedes Issues Recall on 324,000 Vehicles
Mercedes has issued a recall.
This recall involves about 324,000 vehicles in the United States. The company issued the recall because the engines could stall while certain models are being driven.
The models affected by this recall are the following:
It should also be noted that the cars involved in this recall cover from 2012 to 2020.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted on Thursday saying that water can accumulate in the spare tire wheel well and damage the fuel pump control unit. That can make the engines stall.
Owners will be notified by mail starting February 21, 2023, if their vehicle is involved in the recall.
If you have a vehicle that is involved in the recall you can bring your car to the dealership and they will check for water accumulation. The dealership can also fix the issue by installing a drain plug and replacing the fuel pump.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted Thursday that water can accumulate in the spare tire wheel well and damage the fuel pump control unit. That can make the engines stall.
Mercedes is aware of the issue but is not aware of any crashes or injuries that were caused by the stalling.