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Mercedes-Benz S-Class (2017 – 2019)

Published on 29 June 2020

The material used in two closure plugs on the engine might not be able to withstand the maximum load under dynamic driving conditions, allowing up to 9 litres of engine oil to escape around the plugs.

Consequently, the escaped oil could leak onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class models affected by this recall were manufactured between 8 March 2017 and 3 May 2019. S-Class model series (BR 222) and S-Class Coupé/Cabriolet model series (BR 217) vehicles with 4.0 l 8 cylinder petrol engines.

Mercedes recall code: 1892005

Source: Rapex Alert 26/2020 A12/00923/20

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Type of alertSerious
Production period8. 3. 2017 - 3. 5. 2019
Type/number of modelType-approval number: e1*2001/116*0335*, Type: 221
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also insee the source
Measures taken by economic operatorsRecall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex2020-06-26 00:00:00

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