A loss of power steering fluid can damage the power steering pump and may result in diminished power assist for steering which could lead to a crash.

Steering — Hydraulic Power Assist System

On certain passenger vehicles, a hose clamp that secures the power steering fluid cooling hose to the power steering fluid cooler may not provide sufficient clamping force for this connection.
Dealers will replace the power steering hose clamp free of charge. The recall began on May 17, 2005. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.
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Date Announced
MAY 16, 2005
Vehicles Affected
Mercedes-Benz Recall #
2005 050004
NHTSA Campaign #
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