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Recall 01V290000

Recall 01V290000

Suspension & Steering, September 29, 2001
Affected Cars

Mercedes-Benz

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 29, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V290000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 870

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE LEFT FRONT UPPER CONTROL ARM MAY NOT MEET THE SPECIFIED STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS.

Consequence: THE CONTROL ARM COULD FAIL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT FRONT UPPER CONTROL ARM. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 29, 2001. 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.

Notes: 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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