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Mercedes-Benz recalls over 740,000 certain 2001-2011 vehicles because Glass Panel May Detach, become road hazard, increase risk of crash

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is recalling certain 2001-2011 vehicles because the bonding between the glass panel and the sliding roof frame may deteriorate, possibly resulting in the glass panel detaching from the vehicle.

A detached glass panel can separate from the vehicle and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Certain 2001-2011 Mercedes Benz vehicles are being recalled due to a glass panel that may detach from the vehicle.

Certain 2001-2011 Mercedes Benz vehicles are being recalled due to a glass panel that may detach from the vehicle.

Recall Information

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V918000
Components: Visibility
Potential Number of Units Affected: 744,852

Vehicles Affected

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Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2001-2011 vehicles. The bonding between the glass panel and the sliding roof frame may deteriorate, possibly resulting in the glass panel detaching from the vehicle. For a full list of the affected models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RMISC-19V918-4126.pdf

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the glass panel bonding and replace the sliding roof, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 14th, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1.800.367-6372.

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


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