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Mercedes-Benz ML350 4MATIC Recall 06V495000

Accelerator Pedal May Not Be Fully Fastened to Its Mount

Recall Details

The accelerator pedal may be loose due to insecure mounting studs and nuts. This could cause difficulty operating the accelerator. Dealers will inspect and install the mounting nuts of the accelerator pedal if necessary. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2006120008. This recall began on January 16, 2007.

Our Quick Take

The accelerator pedal of the car is attached by mounting studs and the nuts that secure it. Some of these nuts may be loose, which can allow the pedal to become unstable.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the accelerator pedal. 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.

Drive Train, January 16, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 16, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,570
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V495000
Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Summary
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN FULLY FASTENED TO ITS MOUNTING STUDS.
Consequence
OVER TIME, THE PEDAL MAY NOT MAINTAIN A CONSISTENT PEDAL POSITION, WHICH COULD MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT TO OPERATE THE ACCELERATOR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL THE MOUNTING NUTS OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 16, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.
Notes
MERCEDES-BENZ RECALL NO. 2006120008. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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