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Recall: No. 1 of 2
Recall Ref: R/2012/088
Exact Model: Smart 451
Description: LOSS OF CONTROL
VIN: WME4513012K578068 to WME4514802K578004
Build Date: 1 February 2012 to 31 March 2012
Numbers: 19
Defect: The tightening torque of a mounting bolt at the right front brake calliper holder of the vehicle may not meet internal specifications. If the tightening torque does not correspond to specification, contact of the brake calliper holder with the rim upon braking cannot be ruled out. The controllability of the vehicle could therefore be impaired.
Action: Check the tightening of the brake calliper holder and correct if necessary.
Launch Date: 18 September 2012
Recall: No. 2 of 2
Recall Ref: R2000/031
Exact Model:
VIN: UP TO 45620
Build Date: 1998 to 1999
Numbers: 0
Defect: Water may enter the front suspension carrier link ball joint leading to corrosion of the joint. This could result in premature wear and adversely affect the steering control.
Action: Examine ball joints and fit quality assured replacements where necessary.
Launch Date:

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


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