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Mercedes-Benz CL500 Recall 01V014000

Body, Interior & Misc., January 29, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 29, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,400
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V014000
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SHEATHING MATERIAL ON THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION OF THE HEATED WINDSHIELD WASHER BOTTLE HOSE COULD OVERHEAT.
Consequence
THIS COULD CAUSE THE SURROUNDING PLASTIC AND INSULATION TO MELT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEATED WASHER BOTTLE HOSE ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 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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