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Mercedes-Benz GLB (2019 – 2020)

Published on 15. 10. 2020
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Problem description:

The oil-supply pipe on the turbocharger may leak.

As a result, engine oil could leak onto the under-body paneling and from there onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.

Moreover, leaking engine oil might come into contact with hot components in the engine compartment, increasing the risk of fire.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB affected by this recall were manufactured between 17 August 2019 and 6 July 2020.

Vehicles with a 4-cylinder M282 petrol engine, model series: A-Class (BR 177), B-Class/GLA/GLB (BR 247), and CLA (BR 118)

Mercedes recall code: 0993022

Source: Rapex Alert 41/2020 A12/01337/20

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Type of alert Serious
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model GLB
Production period 17. 8. 2019 - 6. 7. 2020
Risk Fire
Type/number of model Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1912*03-04, e1*2007/46*1829*07-08, e1*2007/46*1909*03-04, Types: F2CLA, F2A, F2B
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 20201009



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.

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