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Mercedes-Benz SL (2016 – 2018)

Published on 20 January 2019

The software of the communication module for the emergency call system (eCall) is faulty. As a result, it may be impossible to establish a speech connection with the Mercedes-Benz emergency call centre or to transmit vehicle data.

Mercedes-Benz CLA, GLA, SLC, A-Class, AMG GT, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL, B-Class, GLC, CLS and G-Class built between 2016 and 2018 are affected by this recall.

Company recall code: 5499637

Source: Rapex Alert 3/2019 A12/0065/18

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Type of alert
Production period2016 - 2018
Type/number of modeltypes: 204, 204AMG, 204K, 212, R1ES, R1EC, 221, 221AMG, 218, 218AMG, 204X, 463, G463Landaulet
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2019-01-18 09:50:44

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.

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