Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Recalls
Get technical and plain English recall information for 4 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG recalls between 2005 and 2016. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG is part of a recall and what to do about it.
The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.
Recalls on your affected Chrysler or Mercedes-Benz vehicle must be performed by the respective Chrysler or Mercedes-Benz dealership. Chrysler and Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local appropriate Chrysler or Mercedes-Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.
During a crash where air bags are triggered to protect occupants, the passenger seat air bag may not deploy properly, increasing risk of injury.
Mercedes-Benz notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. Until an affected vehicle is repaired, owners are advised that passengers or other items should not be placed in the passenger seat.
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.
An internal fault with the module that controls certain vehicle functions may cause it to fail, increasing the risk of a crash.
This should be considered a high priority recall; the affected interior control module 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.