Illustrative photo | source Mercedes Benz
Published on 15. 10. 2020
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
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.