Published on 02. 09. 2022
The seal for the special plug-in contact of the gearbox designed to protect against contact with moisture and splashing water is improperly installed. Thus splashed water can enter the socket contact when driving in wet conditions and can lead to a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 16 November 2015 and 20 April 2022.
Mercedes recall code: 5491309
Affected models: E-Class, E-Class Coupé/Cabriolet, CLS, AMG GT 4-door coupe all-wheel drive
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 56,959
Source: Rapex Alert 35/2022 A12/01237/22
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. For more detailed information on possible recalls for your vehicle, please contact an authorised workshop (see below at "What the owner should do?").
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