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Mercedes Benz Recalls Certain Models
MERCEDES BENZ RECALLS CERTAIN MODELS
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
|rVehicle Make / Model:
|MERCEDES / GLK350
| MERCEDES BENZ / C300
|MERCEDES BENZ / CL550
|MERCEDES BENZ / CL63
|MERCEDES BENZ / E350
|MERCEDES BENZ / S400
|MERCEDES BENZ / S550
|MERCEDES BENZ / S63
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Report Receipt Date: DEC 03, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V557000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,800
Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 S400, S550, S550 4Matic, S63 AMG, C300, C300 4Matic, E350, GLK350, GLK350 4Matic, CL550 4Matic, and CL63 AMG vehicles manufactured from April 18, 2011, through July 12, 2011. Due to an irregularity stemming from the molding process of the fuel filter flange, the fuel filter flange may crack when operated in high temperatures.
If the fuel filter flange cracks, it will leak fuel which may lead to a fire if anexternal ignition source in present.
Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter, free of charge. The recall campaign is expected to begin in January 2013. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.
Owners 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 www.safercar.gov.
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