Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2016 - 2018)

Production: 11. 10. 2016 - 11. 1. 2018 | Problems / tags:   

Mercedes-Benz-E-Class-2017-recall-pedestrian
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Problem Description

The operation of the active bonnet may be faulty because of a wrong positioning of the sensor hose in the front bumper. In the event of a collision with a pedestrian, the pedestrian would not be detected and the active bonnet would not be triggered. This could increase the potential risk of injury for the pedestrian.

The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 11. 10. 2016 – 11. 1. 2018.

Company recall code: 8891135

Source: Rapex Alert 44/2018 A12/1608/18




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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 fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

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.

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. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications.


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UK Recalls - Mercedes Benz
Published by RAPEX 2. 11. 2018
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type Passenger car
Production period 11. 10. 2016 - 11. 1. 2018
Type/number of model e1*2001/116*0501*29-33, e1*2007/46*1560*02-07; types: 212, R1ES
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see alert detail link
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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