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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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24 May 2020

Defective production of the passenger seat may lead to reduced seat strength. The Mercedes-Benz Vito models affected by this recall were … .

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16 May 2020

The front brake hoses can be damaged by coming into contact with the front inner wing. Consequently, brake oil may leak, … .

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28 April 2020

Moisture can penetrate into the busbar, giving rise to conductive contacts between the individual lines inside it. The resulting current flows … .

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