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Recall: No. 4 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2010/152
Exact Model: A-Class
Build Date: 01/01/2000 to 31/12/2000
Numbers: 564
Defect: Due to an internal issue with the brake master cylinder, it is possible that when the vehicle is operated at ambient temperatures below 0 degrees Celsius there maybe an increase in brake travel, which may increase stopping distances.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles for the replacement of the brake master cylinder.
Launch Date: 28 April 2001
Recall: No. 5 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2013/053
Exact Model: A-Class
VIN: Various
Build Date: June 2012 to December 2012
Numbers: 111
Defect: The laser perforation of the instrument panel (i.e. the predetermined fracture point intended for the unfolding of an airbag from the inside) for the front passenger airbag may not have been performed correctly. If this is the case in the event of a serious frontal collision during which the triggering threshold of the front passenger airbag is reached it is possible that this may not unfold as intended and correspondingly not offer its full protective potential.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check and where necessary replace the instrument panel.
Launch Date: 30 May 2013
Recall: No. 6 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2012/063
Exact Model: A-Class & B-Class
VIN: WDD1690062J937971 to WDD2452322J703368
Build Date: 1 feb 2011 to 30 apr 2011
Numbers: 50
Defect: A frictional connection (clutch within the gearbox) may go out of tolerance and produce a chattering noise. This will be followed by a warning message appearing in the instrument cluster and symptoms similar to a slipping clutch.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check the thrust link belt of the continuously variable transmission. Where necessary the transmission will be replaced.
Launch Date: 18 May 2012

Manufacturer contact details:
Mercedes-Benz Retail Group UK Ltd
Delaware Drive, Tongwell, Milton Keynes, MK15 8BA
0345 092 0244


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