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2018 MERCEDES GLS450 Recall - Campaign #18V539000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2018 MERCEDES GLS450 RECALL - #18V539000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLS450 4Matic, GLS550 4matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic, and GLS63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may not have been correctly coated, causing gas to become temporarily released into the rear brake hydraulic circuit, reducing braking performance.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2018 MERCEDES GLS450
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufactured between 4/5/2018 - 6/26/2018
Recalled on 8/21/2018
Influenced by Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Owners Notified on 9/14/2018
# Affected 9,044
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
 
Description Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLS450 4Matic, GLS550 4matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic, and GLS63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may not have been correctly coated, causing gas to become temporarily released into the rear brake hydraulic circuit, reducing braking performance.
Consequences Reduced braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the rear axle brake system, free of charge. The recall began September 14, 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018080013.
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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