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Mercedes-Benz R500 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 4 Mercedes-Benz R500 recalls between 2006 and 2007. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz R500 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 1, 2008

There are several computers in the vehicle and each computer requires proper software to operate the each vehicle system. One particular software calibration on this vehicle was erroneous from the factory and could keep the fuel system powered after an accident. This can cause fuel to continue to flow even after an accident.

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 16, 2007

The accelerator pedal of the car is attached by mounting studs and the nuts that secure it. Some of these nuts may be loose, which can allow the pedal to become unstable.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the accelerator pedal. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 15, 2006

Wiring to the starter motor may be damaged, resulting in loss of function of the vehicle's electrical system.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The vehicle's electrical system could fail without warning. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 3, 2006

The second row belt buckle may not be secured correctly, causing it not to function as designed in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The second row seat belt buckle could come loose. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.