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Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2018 – 2019)

Published on 26. 07. 2019
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Problem description:

The fixing screws for the turbocharger oil return line and the crankcase breather pipe may have been interchanged. Due to a screw being too long, the pre-tensioning force of the screw connection may be insufficient and oil could leak from the turbocharger oil return line. As a result, oil could come into contact with hot components, increasing the risk of fire.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class models with four-cylinder petrol engines affected by this recall were manufactured between 5 December 2018 and 10 January 2019.

Mercedes-Benz recall code: 0993021

Source: Rapex Alert 30/2019 A12/1130/19

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Type of alert
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model E-Class
Production period 5. 12. 2018 - 10. 1. 2019
Risk 2
Type/number of model Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*50-51, e1*2001/116*0457*41-42, e1*2001/116*0501*39-40, e1*2007/46*1560*12-13, e1*2007/46*1818*03-04; types: 204, 204 K, 212, R1ES, R1ECLS; , model series: 205, 213, 257
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2019-07-26 14:02:06



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