Mercedes-Benz E320 Recall 95V031000

Recall 95V031000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 15, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

95V031000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Potential Number of Units Affected:

50,000

Summary:

THE FRONT PASSENGER METAL FOOT REST CAN, OVER TIME, ABRADE THROUGH THE WIRING HARNESS UNDER THE FOOT REST CAUSING THE WIRING HARNESS TO SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT CAN CAUSE THE WIRES TO OVERHEAT, STALL THE ENGINE, OR INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY AN AIRBAG, ANY OF THESE INCREASES THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL ADDITIONAL WIRING HARNESS CABLE FASTENER TIES AND EDGE PROTECTIVE COVERING FOR SHARP EDGES OF THE METAL FOOT REST.

Notes:

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; WIRING.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE:IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT MERCEDES BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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