Recall 16V335000

Dual Clutch Disk Failure

Recall Details

The dual clutch disk may crack at its weld and separate, causing a loss of vehicle power. The facing dealership for the one affected vehicle will replace the dual clutch free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

This recall affects only one produced vehicle. The dual clutch disk may crack at its weld and separate, causing the vehicle to suddenly lose power. This could increase risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz notified the owner of the affected vehicle in August, 2016. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included in this or other recalls, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will 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.

Drive Train, May 23, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 23, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
Potential Number of Units Affected
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling one 2016 CLA45 AMG vehicle manufactured November 10, 2015. This vehicle is equipped with a dual clutch transmission that may have a defective weld between the dual clutch disk and hub. This weld may crack and result in a loss of power to the wheels, causing the vehicle to stop.
A sudden loss of power can increase the risk of a crash.
MBUSA will notify the owner, and a dealers will replace the dual clutch, free of charge. The recall began on August 11, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
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
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