US NHTSA Recalls: Mercedes-Benz AMG, GLE, GLS Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, May 3, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of eighty-four (84) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the eighty-four (84) recalls the NHTSA announced this past month, comes news of the following:

Logo - Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (“MBUSA”), a Sandy Springs, Georgia establishment and subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 6,331 model year 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 53, 2020 GLE350, GLE450, GLE580, GLS450 and GLS580 vehicles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Equipment – Water Intrusion from Air Conditioner Drain Hose may cause electric short

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V288000 reports the AC Drain Hoses may have been incorrectly installed, causing water to drain into the Passenger Compartment.

According to the NHTSA, water intrusion into the driver and passenger side Foot Wells may cause corrosion and/or short circuits to electrical components, increasing the risk of fire. In addition, the vehicle’s Emergency Call (“eCall”) feature may be disabled and the Doors may not unlock, increasing the risk of injury. Also, the engine may not start or may enter a Limp-Home mode, increasing the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Tips___________________________________________________________

Mercedes-Benz USA dealers will inspect and correct the Air Conditioner Drain Hoses, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on June 22, 2021. Owners may contact MBUSA Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-367-6372. No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC., please search for “Mercedes” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V288000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14359-2021
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General information:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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