Recalled vehicles need main fuse boxes replaced, and Mercedes cannot rule out fire risk.

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Mercedes-Benz 80-Amp Fuse Recall: 36,000 Vehicles
Recalled vehicles need main fuse boxes replaced, and Mercedes cannot rule out fire risk.

— A Mercedes-Benz 80-amp fuse recall includes more than 36,000 vehicles with fuses that can fail because they were not manufactured correctly.

The Mercedes 80A fuse recall involves these vehicles.

  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz C300
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG C43
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz S580e
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz S580
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S580
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S680
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL43
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC300
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz EQE350
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz EQE500
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz EQS450
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz EQS580
  • 2023-2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz S500
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL55
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQE
  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz E350
  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz E450
  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG C63e S
  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz CLE300 Coupe
  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz CLE450 Coupe
  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 Coupe

In September 2023, investigations were launched based on a vehicle that wouldn't start because of a problem with the fuse. Engineers at first believed the fuse problem would be discovered before the vehicles left the assembly plants.

However, Mercedes later concluded the fuse problem could occur over the lifetime of the vehicle.

According to Mercedes, a "contact interruption or an increased triggering resistance might occur. In this case, systems connected to the fuse might become inoperable."

A vehicle may stall without warning, there may be problems with the restraint systems and the instrument panels may malfunction. Mercedes also says it cannot rule out a risk of fire.

More than 4,500 Mercedes vehicles are recalled in Canada.

Dealerships will replace the main fuse boxes.

Mercedes fuse box recall letters will be mailed April 16, 2024, but owners may call 800-367-6372.


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