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Mercedes-Benz GLB (2019 – 2020)

Published on 15. 12. 2020
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Problem description:

The quantity of oil in the dual-clutch gearbox may be too low or too high.

This can result in impaired torque transmission, gearbox failure and potentially increased CO2 emissions.

In addition, in extreme driving situations, gearbox oil might leak onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.

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

1. The Mercedes-Benz GLB models affected by this recall were manufactured between July 2019 and 14 February 2020.

Mercedes recall code: 2790761

Source: Rapex Alert 50/2020 A12/01763/20

2. The Mercedes-Benz GLB models affected by this recall were manufactured between July 2019 and 6 March 2020.

Mercedes recall code: 2790760

Source: Rapex Alert 51/2020 A12/01768/20

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Type of alert Serious
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model GLB
Production period 7/2019 - 6. 3. 2020
Risk Fire
Type/number of model Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1829*00-10, e1*2007/46*1909*03-06, Types: 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 20201211

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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