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Mercedes-Benz – Common Problems

The most common Mercedes-Benz problems

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Problems solved during Mercedes-Benz’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

However, it is good to be informed for what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was fixed by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Mercedes-Benz dealer using our special page.


The most common Mercedes-Benz problems by model



Useful links

If you wish to know more about possible problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Common Problems > Mercedes-Benz Recalls

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8 June 2020

The wiring harness running under the right-hand side second-row seat may not have been installed in accordance with the specifications and … .

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5 June 2020

The fuel return line may be damaged by contact with the underbody paneling. As a result, fuel may leak onto the … .

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25 May 2020

The welds on the rear cross-beam may not be sufficiently strong and could break. As a result, the cross-beam may become … .

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