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Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2018 – 2020)

Published on 13. 10. 2020
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Problem description:

Due to the lack of documentation, there is no confirmation that the screw connections of the turbocharger’s oil-supply and oil-return pipes were correctly executed during the assembly process.

In the event of a loose screw connection, oil might leak at the oil-supply and/or oil-return pipe of the turbocharger.

The leaking oil might then come into contact with hot components, increasing the risk of fire.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class models affected by this recall were equipped with a 4-cylinder petrol engine and manufactured between 5 March 2018 and 18 March 2020.

Mercedes recall code: 0993103

Source: Rapex Alert 41/2020 A12/01336/20

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Type of alert Serious
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model C-Class
Production period 5. 3. 2018 - 18. 3. 2020
Risk Fire
Type/number of model Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*42, 54-56; e1*2001/116*0501*42-43; e1*2007/46*1666*14-15; e1*2001/116*0480*33-38; e1*2007/46*1818*07, Types: 204, 212, R1EC, 204 X, R1ECLS
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20201009

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.

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