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Mercedes-Benz Recall 2004 070010: Mercedes-Benz/Blower Motor Fuse Holder

2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

Consequently, the electric conductor of the blower motor fuse holder may dissipate more heat than the plastic fuse holder was designed to withstand, which could result in overheating of the holder and disabling of the blower motor and the ability to defrost or defog the windshiled in cold or hot and humid weather conditions. Depending on the occurrence and weather situation, driver visibility could be reduced, which could result in a crash.

Electrical System — Fuses And Circuit Breakers

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles, during the production process of the blower motor fuse holder, the size of the electric conductor of the holder may be below appropriate tolerances.
Actions
Dealers will install new blower motor fuse holders. The recall began during October 2004. Owners should contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.
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Date Announced
MAY 13, 2004
Vehicles Affected
54,454
Mercedes-Benz Recall #
2004 070010
NHTSA Campaign #
04V227000
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