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Recall: No. 4 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2005/056
Exact Model: E Class CLS and CL Class
Description: Brake pedal may require more effort than expected
Build Date:
Numbers: 58022
Defect: In isolated cases it is possible for vibrations within the vehicle to, in turn, vibrate the wiring harness connected to the Sensotronic brake control unit. This causes the internal contacts within the unit to suffer abrasion and subsequent resistance increase. The resultant affect is that more effort will be required on the brake pedal to stop the vehicle.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and mount an additional bracket to the electrical harness to prevent relative movement.
Launch Date: 27 July 2005
Recall: No. 5 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2008/148
Build Date: 1/1/07 to 31 Dec 07
Numbers: 204
Defect: The SAM unit may become unreliable due to moisture in a transistor due to incorrect storage. In extreme cases, various electrical functions may be affected, such as front lights, indicators, wipers, steering column adjustment and centre console lights
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace front SAM control unit
Launch Date: 10 November 2008

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


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