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Recall: No. 1 of 8
Recall Ref: R/2011/172
Exact Model: C Class , CLS Class, E Class, S Class, R Class, G Class, GLK Class and GL class
Description: FUEL MAY LEAK
VIN: Various
Build Date:
Numbers: 23307
Defect: Fuel leaks in the plug area of the drain opening may occur at the fuel filter with integrated fuel heaters. Fuel can escape and is noticeable to the customer due to a corresponding diesel odour. The diesel can reach the road and as a result friction between the tyres and road surface may be decreased.
Action: Check filter and replace as necessary.
Launch Date: 26 January 2012
Recall: No. 2 of 8
Recall Ref: R/2012/148
Exact Model: CLS
VIN: WDD2183032A037660 to WDD2183032A037715
Build Date: 01 January 2011 to 31 December 2011
Numbers: 7
Defect: It is possible that the bonnet striker may not have been correctly torqued. If the striker works loose for any reason, it is possible that the bonnet may not be secure, fly up and obstruct the drivers view to the front.
Action: Recall affected vehicles, check the bonnet striker and re-torque if required.
Launch Date: 04 December 2012
Recall: No. 3 of 8
Recall Ref: R/2011/117
Exact Model: CLS (model 218)
VIN: WDD2183032A001262 to WDD2183742A010265
Build Date: 21 Oct 2010 to 30 May 2011
Numbers: 1288
Defect: It is possible that, due to a faulty electrical connection and high air temperature, only the first stage of the air-bag will only ignite and the second stage will not. This could result in the non-deployment or full deployment of the passenger air-bag. If the vehicle is involved in a serious collision it is possible that the passenger may receive increased head injuries.
Action: Recall all the affected vehicles and replace the passenger air-bag.
Launch Date: 21 October 2011

Manufacturer contact details:
Mercedes Benz (UK) Ltd
Delaware Drive, Tongwell, Milton Keynes, MK15 8BA
00800 9777 7777


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