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2016 Mercedes-Benz C300 recall 2016090002

Mercedes-Benz Recall 2016090002: Damaged Electronic Stability Control Unit

2016 Mercedes-Benz C300

A damaged ESP control unit may inadvertently activate the stability control altering the vehicle's path. Additionally, the electronic parking brake may not function. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

Electronic Stability Control

Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 GLC 300 SUV, GLC 300 4Matic SUV, C300 Sedan and C300 4Matic vehicles manufactured February 8, 2016, to May 18, 2016. The affected vehicles may be equipped with an Electronic Stability Program (ESP) control unit that may have been damaged before being installed.
Actions
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ESP Hydraulic control units, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
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Date Announced
AUG 16, 2016
Vehicles Affected
62
Mercedes-Benz Recall #
2016090002
NHTSA Campaign #
16V603000
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