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    Recalls: Mercedes recalls 2013 SL models over airbag fault
    2013-12-11

    Mercedes-Benz is recalling 130 SL-Class roadsters built between January 16, 2013 and April 30, 2013 over concerns that the vehicle's airbags won't fire if a very light person is in the passenger seat. The issue rests with what's called the Occupant Classification System. The OCS is a system that figures out if there's an occupant in a seat based on the ...

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    Report: NHTSA gives okay for three automakers to skirt tire-related recalls
    2013-07-25

    BMW, Honda, and Mercedes-Benz are all going to avoid small recalls, after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued petitions for "findings of inconsequential noncompliance" to the three manufacturers, according to Tire Business. Basically, the petitions allow the brands to avoid recalls for some very, very minor issues. BMW had tire ...

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    Recalls: Mercedes-Benz recalling 5,800 vehicles over potential fires
    2012-12-12

    It turns out Ford isn't the only automaker worried about car fire recalls these days. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today issuing a recall for potential fires on various 2011 and 2012 model year Mercedes-Benz vehicles, occurring from a fault with a fuel filter flange. The problem stems from an issue in the molding process that can ...

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    Recalls: 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe recalled for bad curtain airbags
    2012-10-24

    Owners of certain 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupes will need to make an unscheduled trip to the service bay soon, as the automaker has just announced a recall due to faulty side curtain airbags. A total of 499 E350 and E550 models are affected, all of which were built between April 2 and June 29, 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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    Recalls: Mercedes recalling 2013 SL-Class over air conditioning issue
    2012-10-09

    Last week, Daimler announced that it would be sticking with R-134a refrigerant in its cars due to some tests it conducted that showed the newer, more environmentally friendly R-1234yf ignited in certain crash tests. Apparently, this R-134a replacement had already been installed in the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, so the automaker is electing to issue a ...

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    Recalls: Mercedes-Benz recalling small number of G-Wagens over loose molding
    2012-08-16

    Here's a type of recall you don't see everyday: Mercedes-Benz is recalling some 2011 G-Class SUV's because of faulty interior trim. Only 189 2011 G550 and G55 AMG vehicles are potentially affected, but the issue is fairly serious. In the event of a passenger airbag deployment, a molding strip on the airbag cover flap could dislodge and "become a ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz M-Class being recalled due to possible accelerator entrapment
    2012-08-13

    Floor mats impeding gas pedals are continuing to cause problems for automakers. This time its Mercedes-Benz. According to The Detroit News, the German automaker is recalling all-season accessory floor mats on 2012 and 2013 M-Class models for fear that the mat could entrap the go-pedal. Mercedes-Benz filed this recall with the National Highway ...

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    Recalls: Mercedes-Benz recalling 2007-09 E350 Wagon for rear suspension issue
    2012-06-25

    Uh oh. If you're the owner of a 2007-2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic Wagon, prepare for a recall notice from Mercedes. While it won't be coming until later in the summer, know that if your car was built between July 1, 2006, and April 30, 2009, its load-leveling suspension may be faulty. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

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    Recalls: Mercedes-Benz recalling 6,800 diesel models
    2011-10-17

    Nearly 7,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles are being recalled for potentially leaky fuel filters. Included under the recall are diesel (read: Bluetec) versions of the 2011 E-Class, GL-Class, M-Class, and R-Class, as well as the 2012 S-Class. The 2011 model year vehicles being recalled were built between January 2010 and April 2011. NHTSA says fuel filters on ...

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    Mercedes-Benz reportedly recalling 136,000 M Class models over cruise control problem
    2011-04-05

    Mercedes-Benz is issuing a recall for its 2000-2002 M-Class and 2000-2004 M-Class AMG models after reports that hitting the brakes may not automatically turn off cruise control. The recall affects 136,751 vehicles built between August 1999 and June 2004. The recall follows a preliminary investigation the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

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    Dodge Sprinter passenger vans face seatbelt recall
    2011-04-05

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on its website that Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain 2008-2011 model year Sprinter vans for a passenger compartment seatbelt issue. The recall, which is only valid for Sprinter vans with a second row bench seat, concerns seat belts that might not lock as required. Additionally, NHTSA adds ...

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    Mercedes-Benz issues recall over leaking fuel filters
    2010-11-05

    Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for the 2011 E-Class, GL-Class, M-Class and R-Class due to leaky fuel filters. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstration, the vehicles' O-ring may not have been properly lubricated, and thus, can result in fuel spilling out onto roads, causing unsafe conditions for other drivers. NHTSA's bulletin ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #165 - Nunez jumps in
    2010-02-09

    It's not often that veteran 'caster Alex Nunez makes an appearance, but he joins Chris, Sam, and Dan for episode #165 of the Autoblog Podcast. First up, we hit the Autoblog Garage to talk about the Honda Accord Crosstour, Nissan Versa, and Honda Element Dog Edition. Moving on to news items, we start with the 2011 Shelby GT500 Mustang, talk about ...

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    Consumer Reports sees what happens when your floor mat sticks
    2009-10-15

    In the wake of Toyota's huge floor mat recall, theorists have come up with several survival strategies designed to overcome a throttle that's stuck wide-open. Putting some of these theories to the test – and debunking several myths in the process – is the team over at Consumer Reports. With a large test track and a fleet of vehicles at their ...

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    Mercedes-Benz USA recalling 9000 diesel models
    2008-01-19

    Mercedes sold over twelve-thousand diesel-powered vehicles in the US last year, but a crankshaft issue is sending 9,004 units back to the dealer for repair. NHTSA says the problem lies in a crankshaft sensor that can fail, which causes the engine to lose power and makes you the "disabled vehicle" the traffic reporter on the radio warns your fellow commuters ...

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    Mercedes-Benz miffed at performance in Consumer Reports Reliability Survey
    2006-11-20

    In the recently released 2006 Annual Car Reliability Survey by Consumer Reports, seven models from Mercedes-Benz were rated as Least Reliable. The last generation S-Class, CLS, E-Class, SL, CLK, V6 SLK and the M-Class SUV were all ranked least reliable based on the Consumer Reports survey comprised of responses from 1.3 million of the magazine's ...

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    DaimlerChrysler recalls the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
    2006-06-20

    DaimlerChrysler has announced that it is recalling 2005 and 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren models due to a problem with the electrical system. The $450,000, 617-hp car with a top speed of 208 mph could catch fire due to the high temperatures generated by the electrical system and the resulting damage inflicted upon the vehicle's alternator. So ...

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