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Mercedes-Benz Recall 2015030005: Rear Side Marker Illumination/FMVSS 108

2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS63

Reduced rear side marker illumination may prevent other drivers from seeing the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Exterior Lighting

Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 CLS 400 and CLS 400 4matic, 2012-2015 CLS 550 and CLS 550 4matic, 2012-2013 CLS 63, 2014 CLS 63, and 2014-2015 CLS 63P. The affected vehicles have LED tail lights that may not light on the sides, reducing the rear side visibility of the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Actions
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the lighting controller software, free of charge. The recall began April 6, 2015. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2015030005.
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Date Announced
MAR 10, 2015
Vehicles Affected
30,141
Mercedes-Benz Recall #
2015030005
NHTSA Campaign #
15V137000
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