Latest MERCEDES M CLASS Recallshttp://www.arfc.org/rss/feeds/autos/mercedes/m_classThe latest automotive recalls from the National Highway Transportation Safety AdministrationThu, 11 Aug 2022 01:29:40 GMTen-us1440Copyright 2022, Eladrel Technologies, LLCAutomotive2003 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CRUISE CONTROLMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2002 M-CLASS AND MODEL YEAR 2000-2003 M-CLASS AMG VEHICLES. THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ALLOWS THE DRIVER TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM IN A NUMBER OF WAYS, INCLUDING TAPPING THE BRAKE PEDAL, USING THE CRUISE CONTROL STALK, OR BRAKING THE VEHICLE ENOUGH TO REACH A CERTAIN RATE OF DECELERATION. MERCEDES-BENZ HAS DETERMINED THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES USE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY DISENGAGE CRUISE CONTROL AS EXPECTED BY THE DRIVER, ALTHOUGH THE OTHER MEANS OF DEACTIVATING CRUISE CONTROL REMAIN FULLY OPERATIVE. SPECIFICALLY, WHERE THE DRIVER PUMPS THE BRAKES RATHER THAN APPLYING CONSISTENT PEDAL FORCE, THE LEVEL OF FORCE REQUIRED MAY BE UNUSUALLY HIGH.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000041097000104566000000299/recall.aspxThu, 31 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT2002 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CRUISE CONTROLMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2002 M-CLASS AND MODEL YEAR 2000-2003 M-CLASS AMG VEHICLES. THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ALLOWS THE DRIVER TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM IN A NUMBER OF WAYS, INCLUDING TAPPING THE BRAKE PEDAL, USING THE CRUISE CONTROL STALK, OR BRAKING THE VEHICLE ENOUGH TO REACH A CERTAIN RATE OF DECELERATION. MERCEDES-BENZ HAS DETERMINED THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES USE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY DISENGAGE CRUISE CONTROL AS EXPECTED BY THE DRIVER, ALTHOUGH THE OTHER MEANS OF DEACTIVATING CRUISE CONTROL REMAIN FULLY OPERATIVE. SPECIFICALLY, WHERE THE DRIVER PUMPS THE BRAKES RATHER THAN APPLYING CONSISTENT PEDAL FORCE, THE LEVEL OF FORCE REQUIRED MAY BE UNUSUALLY HIGH.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000041097000097548000000299/recall.aspxThu, 31 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT2001 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CRUISE CONTROLMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2002 M-CLASS AND MODEL YEAR 2000-2003 M-CLASS AMG VEHICLES. THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ALLOWS THE DRIVER TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM IN A NUMBER OF WAYS, INCLUDING TAPPING THE BRAKE PEDAL, USING THE CRUISE CONTROL STALK, OR BRAKING THE VEHICLE ENOUGH TO REACH A CERTAIN RATE OF DECELERATION. MERCEDES-BENZ HAS DETERMINED THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES USE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY DISENGAGE CRUISE CONTROL AS EXPECTED BY THE DRIVER, ALTHOUGH THE OTHER MEANS OF DEACTIVATING CRUISE CONTROL REMAIN FULLY OPERATIVE. SPECIFICALLY, WHERE THE DRIVER PUMPS THE BRAKES RATHER THAN APPLYING CONSISTENT PEDAL FORCE, THE LEVEL OF FORCE REQUIRED MAY BE UNUSUALLY HIGH.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000041097000092709000000299/recall.aspxThu, 31 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT2000 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CRUISE CONTROLMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2002 M-CLASS AND MODEL YEAR 2000-2003 M-CLASS AMG VEHICLES. THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ALLOWS THE DRIVER TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM IN A NUMBER OF WAYS, INCLUDING TAPPING THE BRAKE PEDAL, USING THE CRUISE CONTROL STALK, OR BRAKING THE VEHICLE ENOUGH TO REACH A CERTAIN RATE OF DECELERATION. MERCEDES-BENZ HAS DETERMINED THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES USE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY DISENGAGE CRUISE CONTROL AS EXPECTED BY THE DRIVER, ALTHOUGH THE OTHER MEANS OF DEACTIVATING CRUISE CONTROL REMAIN FULLY OPERATIVE. SPECIFICALLY, WHERE THE DRIVER PUMPS THE BRAKES RATHER THAN APPLYING CONSISTENT PEDAL FORCE, THE LEVEL OF FORCE REQUIRED MAY BE UNUSUALLY HIGH.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000041097000084569000000299/recall.aspxThu, 31 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT1999 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, CRUISE CONTROLMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2002 M-CLASS AND MODEL YEAR 2000-2003 M-CLASS AMG VEHICLES. THE CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ALLOWS THE DRIVER TO DISENGAGE THE SYSTEM IN A NUMBER OF WAYS, INCLUDING TAPPING THE BRAKE PEDAL, USING THE CRUISE CONTROL STALK, OR BRAKING THE VEHICLE ENOUGH TO REACH A CERTAIN RATE OF DECELERATION. MERCEDES-BENZ HAS DETERMINED THAT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES USE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY DISENGAGE CRUISE CONTROL AS EXPECTED BY THE DRIVER, ALTHOUGH THE OTHER MEANS OF DEACTIVATING CRUISE CONTROL REMAIN FULLY OPERATIVE. SPECIFICALLY, WHERE THE DRIVER PUMPS THE BRAKES RATHER THAN APPLYING CONSISTENT PEDAL FORCE, THE LEVEL OF FORCE REQUIRED MAY BE UNUSUALLY HIGH.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000041097000081543000000299/recall.aspxThu, 31 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT2008 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEMMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 577 MY 2008 GL-CLASS, M-CLASS, AND R-CLASS VEHICLES. A DEFECT MAY EXIST IN THE DRIVING PIN USED TO CONTROL THE OIL PRESSURE OF THE POWER STEERING.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000029081000418773000000011/recall.aspxFri, 19 Dec 2008 00:00:00 GMT2004 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000028115000494774000000013/recall.aspxWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT2003 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000028115000104566000000013/recall.aspxWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT2002 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000028115000097548000000013/recall.aspxWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT2001 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000028115000092709000000013/recall.aspxWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT2000 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000028115000084569000000013/recall.aspxWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT1999 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000028115000081543000000013/recall.aspxWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT1998 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSMERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 125,228 MY 1998-2004 M-CLASS VEHICLES. THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000028115000079300000000013/recall.aspxWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 GMT2008 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMMERCEDES-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.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000027337000418773000000200/recall.aspxMon, 07 Jul 2008 00:00:00 GMT2003 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000020240000104566000000013/recall.aspxThu, 27 Mar 2003 00:00:00 GMT2002 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000020240000097548000000013/recall.aspxThu, 27 Mar 2003 00:00:00 GMT2001 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000020240000092709000000013/recall.aspxThu, 27 Mar 2003 00:00:00 GMT2000 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000020240000084569000000013/recall.aspxThu, 27 Mar 2003 00:00:00 GMT1999 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000020240000081543000000013/recall.aspxThu, 27 Mar 2003 00:00:00 GMT1998 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR STEERING, HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST, HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONSON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HOSE CLAMP USED TO SECURE THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLING HOSE TO THE POWER STEERING FLUID COOLER MAY NOT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CLAMPING FORCE FOR THIS CONNECTION. http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000020240000079300000000013/recall.aspxThu, 27 Mar 2003 00:00:00 GMT2002 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR SEAT BELTS, FRONT, WARNING LIGHT/DEVICESCERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, S7.3, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THE SEAT BELT CHIMES MAY NOT FUNCTION AS DESIGNED AND IS NOT CONSISTENT WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000015095000097548000000269/recall.aspxFri, 26 Jul 2002 00:00:00 GMT2002 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR TIRES, SIDEWALLCERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DUNLOP SP5000 TIRES. SOME OF THESE TIRES HAVE A SEPARATION AROUND THE ENTIRE CIRCUMFERENCE IN THE AREA OF THE SIDE WALL AND TREAD.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000014746000097548000000302/recall.aspxWed, 13 Feb 2002 00:00:00 GMT2001 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, WIRINGVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN ALL ACTIVITY MODULE II (AAM II) COULD HAVE A SUB-COMPONENT THAT COULD CAUSE THE MODULE TO INTERMITTENTLY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY. THE AAM II CONTROLS A NUMBER OF SYSTEMS INCLUDING THE HIGH BEAM LIGHTS, INSTRUMENT CLUSTER, DOOR LOCKS, AND WIPER SYSTEMS.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000012856000092709000000207/recall.aspxTue, 27 Feb 2001 00:00:00 GMT2000 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR SEAT BELTSVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR IN THE REAR FOLDING MIDDLE SEATING POSITION MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH OUT-OF-TOLERANCE HARDWARE.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000011936000084569000000263/recall.aspxMon, 30 Oct 2000 00:00:00 GMT2000 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR SEAT BELTS, FRONT, WARNING LIGHT/DEVICESVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." AN AUDIBLE SEAT BELT BUZZER WARNING SOUNDS FOR APPROXIMATELY TWO SECONDS WHEN THE VEHICLE IGNITION IS TURNED TO THE ON OR START POSITION AND THE DRIVER SEAT BELT IS FASTENED. THIS BUZZER ACTIVATION EXCEEDS THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THE STANDARD.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000011084000084569000000269/recall.aspxWed, 26 Jul 2000 00:00:00 GMT1999 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR SEAT BELTS, FRONT, ANCHORAGEVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE LATCHING MECHANISM ON THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY WAS NOT ASSEMBLED CORRECTLY. IF THE PLASTIC COVER IS LOOSE DURING THE ENGAGEMENT OF THE BUCKLE TONGUE TO THE LATCH MECHANISM, THE BUCKLE COULD UNLATCH.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000009767000081543000000265/recall.aspxMon, 22 Nov 1999 00:00:00 GMT1998 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR SEAT BELTS, FRONT, ANCHORAGEVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE LATCHING MECHANISM ON THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY WAS NOT ASSEMBLED CORRECTLY. IF THE PLASTIC COVER IS LOOSE DURING THE ENGAGEMENT OF THE BUCKLE TONGUE TO THE LATCH MECHANISM, THE BUCKLE COULD UNLATCH.http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000009767000079300000000265/recall.aspxMon, 22 Nov 1999 00:00:00 GMT1998 MERCEDES M CLASS RECALLED FOR EQUIPMENT, OTHER, LABELSVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE CERTIFICATION LABEL ON THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, "CERTIFICATION."http://www.arfc.org/autos/mercedes/m_class/recalls/000008621000079300000000349/recall.aspxMon, 04 May 1998 00:00:00 GMT