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2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K
5 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K
Official recalls have been issued for the 2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Mercedes-Benz service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Mercedes-Benz customer service.
2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #08V303000
Summary: Mercedes-Benz is recalling MY 2006-2008 M-class, R-class, MY 2005-2009 slk-class, MY 2005-2008 C-class, MY 2003-2004 and 2006-2008 clk-class, MY 2003-2008 E-class, MY 2004 and 2008 cl-class, MY 2008 cls-class, MY 2004 and 2007-2008 S-class, MY 2003 G-class, and MY 2003-2004, 2006 and 2009 sl-class vehicles. A software calibration number (scn) coding received on the affected vehicles during a recent workshop visit was incorrect. Depending on the model year and model affected, the results of an incorrect scn coding can affect a number of vehicle safety and emission functions including the following types of functions: (1) the fuel gauge readings may be incorrect; (2) a stuck fuel-level sensor may not be displayed in the instrument cluster; (3) the obd system may cause the check engine light to illuminate incorrectly; and, (4) the speedometer may be out of tolerance.
Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the electrical fuel pump may not receive a crash signal that is required for the fuel pump to disconnect and prevent future fuel delivery as designed.
Actions: Dealers will recode the scn free of charge. The recall began on August 30, 2008. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V303000 »
2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K SUSPENSION, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #07V263000
Summary: On certain vehicles, corrosion may occur in the inner steel portions of the active body control's (abc) high pressure distribution hose due to extensive exposure to humidity causing deterioration of the hose.
Consequence: This may result in abc hydraulic fluid leakage near the catalytic converter. Leaking fluid may come in contact with hot engine components and lead to a possible fire.
Actions: Dealers will install new corrosion resistant abc high pressure distribution hose. The recall began on July 2, 2007. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V263000 »
2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K INTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06V028000
Summary: On certain vehicles, the instrument cluster is experiencing electrical malfunctions. The instrument cluster contains gauges and indicators that must be illuminated whenever the vehicle is in operation.
Consequence: Due to inadequate illumination, the driver will be unable to read the gauges and indicators, such as the speedometer, which could increase the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. The recall will be conducted in phases. Phase I was mailed out to approximately 7,500 owners on September 29, 2006. Phase II and phase III is scheduled for December 2006. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V028000 »
2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK NHTSA Campaign #04V285000
Summary: On certain vehicles, the trunk lid springs could fail in the closed trunk lid position.
Consequence: If the trunk lid is manually lifted, it may not remain in the up position and could cause injury if it comes down while someone is reaching into the trunk.
Actions: Dealers will replace both trunk lid springs. The recall began August 17, 2004. Owners should contact Mercedes- Benz at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V285000 »
2004 Mercedes-Benz C200K SEAT BELTS, SEAT BELTS NHTSA Campaign #03V534000
Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, some seat belt buckles may have a burr on a metal component of the locking mechanism. The presence of the burr could prevent the seat belt from locking under certain circumstances.
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.
Actions: Dealers will replace the seat belts. Owner notification began on December 22, 2003. Owners should contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V534000 »