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Mercedes-Benz Recall 2016050008: Rear Tie Rod Lock Nuts May Loosen

2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300

A change of the rear wheel alignment and independent steering of the rear axle may increase the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Rear

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 SLK300 vehicles manufactured January 19, 2016 to April 19, 2016. In the affected vehicles, improperly manufactured lock nuts may have been used on the rear wheel tie rod connection, and as a result, the rear wheel alignment may change and the rear axle may steer independently.
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lock nuts on the rear tie rods, free of charge. The recall began on June 24, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2016050008.
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Date Announced
MAY 16, 2016
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