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Mercedes-Benz M-Class being recalled due to possible accelerator entrapment

by George Kennedy (RSS feed) on Aug 13th, 2012 at 5:29PM

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 Traffic Safety Administration, possibly effecting 8,675 in the United States. According to a Mercedes-Benz spokesperson, the floor mats "may not conform to the contours of the floor." This could result in the gas pedal being pressed, and not... Read More

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