Mercedes-Benz GLA – Common problems

Common problems with the Mercedes-Benz GLA

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 GLA, 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 GLA. 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 GLA have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest GLA’s Issues in the EU

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24. 04. 2021

The ground connection of the passenger airbag may be inadequate and any electrostatic charge might not be conducted away through it. … .

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15. 10. 2020

The oil-supply pipe on the turbocharger may leak. As a result, engine oil could leak onto the under-body paneling and from … .

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18. 08. 2020

The screws on the rear axle might not be tightened properly, which could lead to overloading of other screw connections. This … .

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 GLA’s Issues in the UK

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