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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 2 official 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 recalls. Find out if your 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 10, 2015

The tail lights may not light up on the sides, which fails to comply with federal safety standards. It may be difficult for other drivers to see the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles (a notification timeline has not been released as of the time of this writing). You can also contact the dealer to see if your vehicle is affected. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 6, 2012

23 CLS550's are being recalled because the bolts securing the secondary hood latch may have not been tightened properly during vehicle assembly. 

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of the affected vehicles beginning December, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.