Illustrative photo | source Mercedes Benz
Published on 29 September 2018
The sealing cap of the Active Curve System’s oil reservoir does not prevent oil from leaking out. Oil may leak out and spray onto hot components. As a consequence, it may ignite and lead to fire.
The recall affects vehicles manufactured between November 2010 and June 2016.
Source: Alert 39/2018 A12/1385/18
Is my car affected?
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.
How to contact your dealer
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
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
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.