Mercedes-Benz V-Class / Vito (2017)

Production: 31. 7. 2017 - 16. 8. 2017 | Problems / tags:   

Mercedes-Benz-v-Class-2017-recall
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Problem Description

A section of one brake line may have a narrowed cross section. This could have an adverse effect on the brake dynamics and driving stability which could increase the risk of an accident.

The recall concerns vehicles manufactured between 31 July 2017 and 16 August 2017.

Source: Alert 42/2017 A12/1432/17



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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, the motor industry standards body Motor Codes offers a Vehicle Safety Recall search. By using this, any recalls that are active for your car can be identified. To use this facility, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a long code number that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

If it’s confirmed there’s an active recall for your car, you should make contact with a Mercedes Benz dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using the vehicle registration number.

Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Mercedes Benz
Published by RAPEX 20. 10. 2017
Keywords   
Risk Accident
Make
Model
Type Trucks
Production period 31. 7. 2017 - 16. 8. 2017
Type/number of model Type: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5.
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in EU
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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