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Mercedes-Benz S-Class (2020 – 2021)

Published on 07. 09. 2021
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Problem description:

The screw connection of an electrical connector at the pre-fuse box in the passenger footwell may be defective, which could increase the electrical transition resistance at that connection. As a result, the high electrical currents flowing through the connection could increase the temperature in this area, increasing the risk of fire.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 7 October 2020 and 31 March 2021.

Mercedes recall code: 5491025
Affected models: S-Class Model series: BR 223.
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 265

Source: Rapex Alert 35/2021 A12/01260/21

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Type of alert Serious
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model S-Class
Production period 7. 10. 2020 - 31. 3. 2021
Risk Fire
Type/number of model e1*2007/46*2115*01-03, Type: R2S
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 20210903

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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