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Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2017 – 2018)

Published on 4 May 2019

The sleep mode functionality of the electronic parking brake within the electronic stability programme (ESP) software may be defective. As a result, the brake lights may be permanently activated or the ESP function could be deactivated, increasing the risk of an accident.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class models affected by this recall were produced between June 2017 and November 2018.

Mercedes-Benz recall code: 5498904

Source: Rapex Alert 18/2019 A12/0685/19

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Type of alert
Production period6/2017 -11/ 2018
Type/number of modelType-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*47-*50, e1*2001/116*0457*38-*41, e1*2001/116*0480*31; types: 204, 204 K, 204 X
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
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Published by Rapex2019-05-03 10:42:02

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