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Mercedes-Benz GLE (2019)

Published on 08. 06. 2020
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Problem description:

The wiring harness running under the right-hand side second-row seat may not have been installed in accordance with the specifications and can be damaged when the second row is moved longitudinally.

Consequently, the rear sidebags may not deploy as intended, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident.

The Mercedes-Benz GLE models affected by this recall were manufactured between 30 November and 13 December 2019.

Mercedes recall code: 5491017

Source: Rapex Alert 23/2020 A12/00833/20

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Type of alert Serious
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model GLE
Production period 30. 11. 2019 - 13. 12. 2019
Risk Injury
Type/number of model Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1885*00-03, Type: H1GLE
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 2020-06-05 00:00:00

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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