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Mercedes-Benz S430 Recall 00V141000

Mercedes Recalls 2000 CL500, S430, S500 Due to a Defective Blower Motor Regulator

Heating & Air Conditioning, May 22, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

The blower motor regulator may overheat and may cause damage to the surrounding plastic, insulation and wiring. Dealers will replace the blower motor regulator.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Manufacturer's Report Date: May 22, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V141000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,100

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO AN INTERNAL DEFECT IN THE CIRCUITRY OF THE BLOWER MOTOR REGULATOR, THE REGULATOR MAY OVERHEAT.

Consequence: THIS COULD CAUSE SURROUNDING PLASTIC, INSULATION, AND WIRING TO DEFORM AND POSSIBLY MELT OR BURN.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BLOWER MOTOR REGULATOR.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 22, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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