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.

Check the vehicle’s history


Common Problems > Mercedes-Benz Recalls

Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-2021-pre-fuse-box-fire
07. 09. 2021

The screw connection of an electrical connector at the pre-fuse box in the passenger footwell may be defective, which could increase … .

Mercedes-Benz-c-class-phev-2021-battery
16. 08. 2021

The high-voltage battery might not be correctly screwed to the body of the vehicle in the boot area. As a result, … .

Mercedes-Benz-V-Class-2019-transverse-control-arm
30. 07. 2021

Due to inadequate welding, the transverse control arm may break. As a result, the vehicle’s braking and steering capability may be … .

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