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Mercedes-Benz R-Klasse (2014 – 2015)

Published on 02. 02. 2017
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Problem description:

The axle screws on the front/rear axle may not have been correctly secured which could lead to an overload on the remaining screw connections on the axle concerned. This overload may result in the rupture of the screws and under certain conditions, in loss of control over the vehicle.

Recalled models: GLE, M-Klasse, R-Klasse, manufactured between September 2014 and March 2015.

Source: Alert 4/2017 A12/0083/17

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Type of alert
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model R-Class
Production period IX. 2014 - III. 2015
Risk 3
Type/number of model 166, 166 AMG, 251
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2017-01-27 14:46:22



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