Illustrative photo | source Mercedes Benz
Published on 12. 07. 2021
The software and hardware of the parking assistance system may be defective. This could lead to the rear camera view being impeded or failing completely.
Moreover, the ultrasonic parking sensors might not detect an obstacle or not detect it correctly, leading to an increased risk of an accident.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class models affected by this recall were manufactured between 4 December 2019 and 7 July 2020.
Mercedes recall code: 5498608
Affected models: E-Klasse (Baureihe 213) a E-Klasse Coupé/Cabrio (Baureihe 238)
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 188
Source: Rapex Alert 27/2021 INFO/00139/21
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.
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.