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MERCEDES S CLASS RECALLS - (27 Recalls Found)

Since 1977, MERCEDES has issued a total of 1745 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 27 have been for the MERCEDES S CLASS starting in 1996. This accounts for approximately 3.3% of the 52992 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The S CLASS accounts for about 1.5% of all the MERCEDES recalls issued since 1977. Compared to other car manufacturers, MERCEDES ranks #9 in overall number of recalls issued by a car maker.

Please keep in mind these numbers are for statistical purposes only & do not necessarily reflect the quality of the MERCEDES S CLASS or MERCEDES itself. These figures are based only on the number of recalls issued and NOT the total number of vehicles affected by a particular recall.

Find your MERCEDES S CLASS listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired MERCEDES S CLASS to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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View MERCEDES S CLASS Recalls Below ↓
2012 Recalls ↓

2012 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Problem: MERCEDES-BENZ USA (MBUSA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 VEHICLES INCLUDING E-CLASS (212 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 2010 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2011, R-CLASS (251 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2010 THROUGH APRIL 2011, ML-CLASS (W164 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2010 THROUGH MARCH 2011, GL-CLASS (X164 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 2010 THROUGH MARCH 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2012 S-CLASS (221 PLATFORM) VEHICLES. THE DIESEL FUEL FILTER MAY LEAK FROM THE AREA AROUND THE HEATING COMPONENT. Recall Details - 10/3/2011
2009 Recalls ↓

2009 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Problem: MERCEDES BENZ IS RECALLING 54 MY 2009 S-CLASS, W221 VEHICLES. DURING PRODUCTION THE FRONT AND REAR PASSENGER SIDE DOOR LOCKS MAY HAVE BEEN MISTAKENLY INTERCHANGED DURING PRODUCTION. THE EXCHANGE OF A FRONT AND A REAR PASSENGER SIDE DOOR LOCK WOULD RESULT IN A PASSENGER SIDE DOOR THAT CANNOT BE OPENED BY MERELY PULLING ON THE INTERIOR HANDLE AND A REAR DOOR LOCK THAT CAN BE OPENED WITH A SIMPLE PULL OF THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE EVEN IF LOCKED.Recall Details - 3/13/2009
2005 Recalls ↓

2005 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - INTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS EXPERIENCING ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTAINS GAUGES AND INDICATORS THAT MUST BE ILLUMINATED WHENEVER THE VEHICLE IS IN OPERATION. Recall Details - 2/2/2006
2004 Recalls ↓

2004 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE TRUNK LID SPRINGS COULD FAIL IN THE CLOSED TRUNK LID POSITION.Recall Details - 6/9/2004

2004 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - INTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS EXPERIENCING ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTAINS GAUGES AND INDICATORS THAT MUST BE ILLUMINATED WHENEVER THE VEHICLE IS IN OPERATION. Recall Details - 2/2/2006

2004 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2004 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2004 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Problem: MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING MY 2006-2008 M-CLASS, R-CLASS, MY 2005-2009 SLK-CLASS, MY 2005-2008 C-CLASS, MY 2003-2004 AND 2006-2008 CLK-CLASS, MY 2003-2008 E-CLASS, MY 2004 AND 2008 CL-CLASS, MY 2008 CLS-CLASS, MY 2004 AND 2007-2008 S-CLASS, MY 2003 G-CLASS, AND MY 2003-2004, 2006 AND 2009 SL-CLASS VEHICLES. A SOFTWARE CALIBRATION NUMBER (SCN) CODING RECEIVED ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES DURING A RECENT WORKSHOP VISIT WAS INCORRECT. DEPENDING ON THE MODEL YEAR AND MODEL AFFECTED, THE RESULTS OF AN INCORRECT SCN CODING CAN AFFECT A NUMBER OF VEHICLE SAFETY AND EMISSION FUNCTIONS INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF FUNCTIONS: (1) THE FUEL GAUGE READINGS MAY BE INCORRECT; (2) A STUCK FUEL-LEVEL SENSOR MAY NOT BE DISPLAYED IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER; (3) THE OBD SYSTEM MAY CAUSE THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE INCORRECTLY; AND, (4) THE SPEEDOMETER MAY BE OUT OF TOLERANCE.Recall Details - 7/7/2008
2003 Recalls ↓

2003 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2003 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2003 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE TRUNK LID SPRINGS COULD FAIL IN THE CLOSED TRUNK LID POSITION.Recall Details - 6/9/2004
2002 Recalls ↓

2002 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - INTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS EXPERIENCING ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTAINS GAUGES AND INDICATORS THAT MUST BE ILLUMINATED WHENEVER THE VEHICLE IS IN OPERATION. Recall Details - 2/2/2006

2002 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2002 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007
2001 Recalls ↓

2001 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - INTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS EXPERIENCING ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTAINS GAUGES AND INDICATORS THAT MUST BE ILLUMINATED WHENEVER THE VEHICLE IS IN OPERATION. Recall Details - 2/2/2006

2001 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2001 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2001 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DURING THE PRODUCTION PROCESS OF THE BLOWER MOTOR FUSE HOLDER, THE SIZE OF THE ELECTRIC CONDUCTOR OF THE HOLDER MAY BE BELOW APPROPRIATE TOLERANCES. Recall Details - 5/13/2004

2001 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Problem: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, EXCESSIVE STATIC BUILD-UP IN THE TRUNK FLOOR MATS CAN CAUSE A STATIC DISCHARGE WHEN INDIVIDUALS MOVE OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE TRUNK COMPARTMENT. Recall Details - 12/16/2002

2001 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SHEATHING MATERIAL ON THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION OF THE HEATED WINDSHIELD WASHER BOTTLE HOSE COULD OVERHEAT.Recall Details - 1/17/2001
2000 Recalls ↓

2000 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Problem: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, EXCESSIVE STATIC BUILD-UP IN THE TRUNK FLOOR MATS CAN CAUSE A STATIC DISCHARGE WHEN INDIVIDUALS MOVE OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE TRUNK COMPARTMENT. Recall Details - 12/16/2002

2000 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO AN INTERNAL DEFECT IN THE CIRCUITRY OF THE BLOWER MOTOR REGULATOR, THE REGULATOR MAY OVERHEAT.Recall Details - 5/15/2000

2000 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DURING THE PRODUCTION PROCESS OF THE BLOWER MOTOR FUSE HOLDER, THE SIZE OF THE ELECTRIC CONDUCTOR OF THE HOLDER MAY BE BELOW APPROPRIATE TOLERANCES. Recall Details - 5/13/2004

2000 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - SUSPENSION

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2000 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S (ABC) HIGH PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY CAUSING DETERIORATION OF THE HOSE.Recall Details - 6/12/2007

2000 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - INTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS EXPERIENCING ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTAINS GAUGES AND INDICATORS THAT MUST BE ILLUMINATED WHENEVER THE VEHICLE IS IN OPERATION. Recall Details - 2/2/2006
1996 Recalls ↓

1996 MERCEDES S CLASS Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Problem: THE DRIVE BELT PULLEY ON THE ENGINE CAN DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS IN THE METAL AND BREAK. IF THE DRIVE PULLEY BREAKS, THE CAR WOULD NOT HAVE ENGINE COOLING, BATTERY CHARGING, AND/OR POWER STEERING.Recall Details - 4/4/1996
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