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2016 Mercedes-Benz C300 recall

Mercedes-Benz Recall : Software Error May Disable Power Steering Assist

2016 Mercedes-Benz C300

If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Steering — Electric Power Assist System

Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 C300 4Matic vehicles manufactured November 4, 2015, to March 1, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the electric power steering assist system may shutdown due to a software error.
Actions
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the electric power steering control unit, free of charge. The recall began January 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
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Date Announced
JUN 15, 2016
Vehicles Affected
17
NHTSA Campaign #
16V438000
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