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Mercedes-Benz AMG GT (2018 – 2019)

Published on 29. 08. 2020
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Problem description:

The ESP control unit software does not comply with the specifications and may not be able to adapt to the type of brakes installed.

This can cause the ESP system to be unable to respond as intended to a possible drift of the yaw rate sensor or to a failure of the brake vacuum supply.

As a result, the ESP intervention may be inappropriate to the driving situation, increasing the risk of an accident.

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT models affected by this recall were manufactured between 24 April 2018 and 6 November 2019.

Mercedes recall code: 5490422

Source: Rapex Alert 35/2020 A12/01178/20

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Type of alert Serious
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model AMG-GT
Production period 24. 4. 2018 - 6. 11. 2019
Risk Accident
Type/number of model Model series: Mercedes-AMG C-class (BR 205), GLC (BR 253), AMG GT (BR 290). Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0431*47 to *55, e1*2001/116*0480*26 to *35, e1*2007/46*1878*00 to *07, Type: 204, 204 X, R1EAMG
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 20200828

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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