Mercedes-Benz Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 27, 2009

On fifty-four Mercedes S-Class models, the door locks may not operate as expected. This situation could affect the safe exiting of the vehicle in a crash or the protection against the accidental opening of the rear door by a child.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 18, 2009

A front suspension ball joint may fail, resulting in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 28, 2009
Summary on November 15, 2008
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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2008

Vehicles equipped with the Flex-N-Gate trailer hitch feature a hitch receiver welded to an attachment bar. This then bolts to the frame as the trailer hitch. There is concern that the weld that attaches the receiver to the bar may be insufficient in strength. The hitch could come apart, which could become a road hazard.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 2, 2008

An internal fault with the module that controls certain vehicle functions may cause it to fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 9, 2008

The engine may stall and not restart due to a faulty crankshaft sensor.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 19, 2007

The rear outboard seat belts may not latch correctly when used with certain child safety seats, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2007