Illustrative photo | source Mercedes Benz
Published on 15. 12. 2020
The quantity of oil in the dual-clutch gearbox may be too low or too high.
This can result in impaired torque transmission, gearbox failure and potentially increased CO2 emissions.
In addition, in extreme driving situations, gearbox oil might leak onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.
Moreover, the leaking gearbox oil might come into contact with hot components, increasing the risk of fire.
1. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class models affected by this recall were manufactured between 31 January 2018 and 14 February 2020.
Mercedes recall code: 2790761
Source: Rapex Alert 50/2020 A12/01763/20
2. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class models affected by this recall were manufactured between 30 July 2018 and 6 March 2020.
Mercedes recall code: 2790760
Source: Rapex Alert 51/2020 A12/01768/20
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type.
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Mercedes Benz dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
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.
Check the vehicle's history
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.