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Mercedes-Benz ML500 Recall 01V290000

Suspension & Steering, September 29, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 29, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
870
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V290000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM

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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