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Recall 15V662000

Engine Fails And Stalls

Recall Details

The welds of the intake or exhaust camshafts of the engine may fail, causing the engine to fail to operate and stall while driving. Dealers will replace the affected camshafts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The engine may have an internal concern with intake or exhaust camshafts, and may fail, causing the engine to stall while driving. This could cause a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Engine, October 16, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 16, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
857
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V662000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (Mercedes-Benz) is recalling certain model year 2015 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, GLA250, GLA250 4Matic, and 2016 SLK300 roadster vehicles manufactured July 17, 2015, to August 31, 2015. The affected vehicles have intake or exhaust camshafts whose welds may fail and possibly cause engine damage.
Consequence
Engine damage may result in a stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected camshafts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 30, 2015. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372. Mercedes-Benz's number for this recall is 2015100006.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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