Mercedes-Benz G Recall Information – Recalls and Problems

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Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes-Benz G Recall Information

NEWS: Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2011 G550 and G55 (AMG) vehicles

AUGUST 2012 — Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2011 G550 and G55 (AMG) vehicles manufactured from September 20, 2010, through April 27, 2011. During the front passenger air bag deployment, parts of the molding strip could potentially become loose and become a projectile in the passenger compartment. In the event of the passenger airbag deployment, if the molding strip comes loose, there is an increased risk of personal injury.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will reinforce the connection between the molding strip and air bag cover flap, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during September 2012. Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov 12V-380

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Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

AUGUST 2010 — Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2002-2010 G-Class vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, ‘Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment. These vehicles are equipped with a grill cover for front turn signal protection that, while permissible, may impact over time the signal’s ability to meet the minimum requirements of FMVSS 108.

The signal light’s visibility to other motorists may be reduced over time, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install improved turn light units optimized for usage with grills. This service will be performed free of charge.

The safety recall is expected to begin during November 2010. 10V-366

AUGUST 2010 — Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2002-2009 G-Class vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment. The headlamps of the affected vehicles are equipped with a protective grill that is not permissible under FMVSS No. 108.

The vehicles fail to meet the requirements of the standard. Dealers will remove the headlamp grills free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before November 30, 2010. 10V-368

NOVEMBER 2009 — Mercedes-Benz is recalling model year 2009 550 G-Class vehicles. The fuel line quick connectors located under the vehicle away from the engine compartment may not have been connected properly on the assembly line and completely seated in the connection. In case of a frontal crash, the fuel pump would no longer function but a partial dislocation of the line could lead to a potential for fuel loss from the line at the quick connector.

Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. Dealers will check the connection of the fuel line quick connectors and install a new clamp to assure the quick connectors secure connection. The remedy will be performed free of charge.

The safety recall is expected to begin during January 2010. 09V-453

Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Mercedes-Benz G-Class

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