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Recall 17V246000

Roof Mounted Spoiler Detaches While Driving

Recall Details

The roof mounted spoiler may not be attached properly, and may come off the roof while driving. Dealers will inspect the roof spoiler and replace them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The roof mounted spoiler may become detached from the vehicle while driving. This could create a road hazard and increase risk of an accident.

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 June, 2017. 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 11, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 11, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
411
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V246000
Component
STRUCTURE
Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 E300 and 2017 E300 4MATIC vehicles. The affected vehicles have a roof mounted spoiler that may not be properly attached and thus may detach while driving.
Consequence
If the roof-mounted spoiler detaches while driving, it can become a road hazard, increasing a risk of a crash.
Remedy
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the roof spoilers, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early June 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
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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