Mercedes-Benz A-Class – Common problems

Common problems with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, for which Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Mercedes-Benz A-Class. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Mercedes-Benz A-Class have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest A-Class’s Issues in the EU

Mercedes-Benz-A-Class-2019-klima-moisture
01. 05. 2021

The air-conditioning system’s condensed-water drainage hose may be blocked, which may cause water to enter the vehicle’s interior. Consequently, any electrical … .

Mercedes-Benz-A-Class-2020-isofix
18. 04. 2021

The right-hand bracket on the right-hand rear seat designed to attach the child seat to the ISOFIX anchor point may be … .

Mercedes-Benz-A-2020-coupling-device
16. 01. 2021

The bolts on the cross-member or the coupling device may not have been tightened with the correct torque. As a result, … .

If you wish to know more about eventual 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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Latest A-Class’s Issues in the UK

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