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Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2014 – 2018)

Published on 3 February 2019

There may be cracks in a securing nut in the steering gear of rear-wheel-drive vehicles. The nut could consequently break if the steering system is subject to a very high lateral force, which could result in rotating parts in the steering gear affecting the casing and thereby blocking the steering system.

1. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class models affected by this recall were produced between 14. 2. 2014 – 16. 12. 2018.

Company recall code: 4693003

2. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class models affected by this recall were produced between 25. 1. 2014 – 20. 8. 2018.

Company recall code: 4693004

Source: Rapex Alert 5/2019 A12/0164/19

Source: Rapex Alert 7/2019 A12/0296/19

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Type of alert
Production period14. 2. 2014 - 16. 12. 2018
Type/number of modele1*2001/116*0431, e1*2001/116*0457, e1*2001/116*0501, e1*2007/46*1560, e1*2007/46*1818, e1*2001/116*0464, e1*2001/116*0463, e1*2007/46*1666*08 , Types: 204, 204 K, 212, R1ES, R1ECLS, 204 AMG, 204 K AMG, R1EC
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2019-02-01 20:21:36

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