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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Mercedes-Benz S500 recalls

 

For Models: Mercedes-Benz CL500, Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz CL600, Mercedes-Benz S430, Mercedes-Benz S500, Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S600

Suspension & Steering, July 2, 2007

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The hose may corrode due to extensive exposure to humidity. This may cause fluid leakage onto the catalytic converter. This would present a fire hazard. Dealers will a new high pressure distrution hose.

For Models: Mercedes-Benz CL500, Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz CL600, Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S430, Mercedes-Benz S500, Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S600

Electrical & Lights, September 29, 2006

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The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006. 

For Models: Mercedes-Benz CL500, Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz CL600, Mercedes-Benz S430, Mercedes-Benz S500, Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S600

Electrical & Lights, October 18, 2004

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The HVAC blower motor may lose power because the fuse for the circuit may lose contact. This is due to a flaw in the plastic holder that secures the fuse that protects this circuit. If the fan stops working, you may not be able to clear fog and frost off of your windshield. If visibility is reduced, you could be at risk of getting into an accident. Dealers will install new blower motor fuse holders. This recall began during October 2004. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 070010.

For Models: Mercedes-Benz CL500, Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz CL600, Mercedes-Benz S430, Mercedes-Benz S500, Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S600

Body, Interior & Misc., August 17, 2004

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The trunk lid springs could fail in the closed position. If the trunk lid is manually lifted, it may not remain in the open position and could cause injury if it comes down unexpectedly. Dealers will replace both trunk lid springs to correct this concern. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 050015.

For Models: Mercedes-Benz S430, Mercedes-Benz S500, Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S600

Electrical & Lights, February 14, 2003

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, EXCESSIVE STATIC BUILD-UP IN THE TRUNK FLOOR MATS CAN CAUSE A STATIC DISCHARGE WHEN INDIVIDUALS MOVE OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE TRUNK COMPARTMENT.

For Models: Mercedes-Benz CL500, Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz CL600, Mercedes-Benz S430, Mercedes-Benz S500, Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz S600

Body, Interior & Misc., January 29, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SHEATHING MATERIAL ON THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION OF THE HEATED WINDSHIELD WASHER BOTTLE HOSE COULD OVERHEAT.

For Models: Mercedes-Benz CL500, Mercedes-Benz S430, Mercedes-Benz S500

Heating & Air Conditioning, May 22, 2000

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

For Models: Mercedes-Benz C220, Mercedes-Benz C280, Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG, Mercedes-Benz E300, Mercedes-Benz E320, Mercedes-Benz S320, Mercedes-Benz S420, Mercedes-Benz S500, Mercedes-Benz S600, Mercedes-Benz SL320, Mercedes-Benz SL500, Mercedes-Benz SL600

Engine, April 22, 1996

Summary: THE DRIVE BELT PULLEY ON THE ENGINE CAN DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS IN THE METAL AND BREAK. IF THE DRIVE PULLEY BREAKS, THE CAR WOULD NOT HAVE ENGINE COOLING, BATTERY CHARGING, AND/OR POWER STEERING.