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Recall: No. 4 of 17
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. 5 of 17
Recall Ref: R/2008/152
Exact Model: CL, S & SL CLASS
Build Date:
Numbers: 256
Defect: It has been identified that during production, or a repair, faulty Active Body Control (ABC) acceleration sensors may have been fitted. This has the potential to cause vibrations at the front axle, thus influencing the driving stability and operational safety.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the ABC acceleration sensor checked, and replaced as necessary.
Launch Date: 17 November 2008
Recall: No. 6 of 17
Recall Ref: R/2006/046
Exact Model: E C and S Class
Description: Engine may revert to limp home mode
Build Date:
Numbers: 4869
Defect: The differential pressure sensor for the diesel particulate filter can fail due to contamination of the protective gel layer by exhaust gases. This will result in the car reverting to limp home mode (restricted engine speed).
Action: Replace the differential pressure sensor with the latest modified type.
Launch Date: 19 January 2006

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


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