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Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2019 – 2020)

Published on 12. 07. 2021

Problem description:

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

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Type of alert INFO
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model E-Class
Production period 4. 12. 2019 - 7. 7. 2020
Risk Accident
Type/number of model Types: 212, R1ES, R1EC e1*2001/116*0501*44-46, e1*2007/46*1560*17-19, e1*2007/46*1666*14-17
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 20210709

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.

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