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Mercedes-Benz C220 Recall 94V091000

Drive Train, April 29, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 29, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,822
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V091000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Summary
THE FACTORY INSTALLED CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ADEQUATELY LUBRICATED, WHICH CAN CAUSE BINDING AND THE THROTTLE WILL NOT RETURN TO THE CLOSED POSITION WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED.
Consequence
THE THROTTLE STICKING RESULTS IN A LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL AND COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE.
Notes
SYSTEM: CRUISE-CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-367-6372, EXT. 5. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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