• Mercedes Recall: Taillight Issue, Dimming and Failure

    Published 4 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall

    Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall
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    Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall of about a quarter million vehicles due to a the taillights failing to illuminate.

    Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?

    Model year 2008-2011 C300, C300 4Matic, C350 and C63 AMG models manufactured from January 26, 2007 to July 13, 2011.

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  • Mercedes Recall: Child Seat Anchor Problems

    Published 4 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall

    Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall
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    Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall of approximately 69 2014 GL-Class SUVs due to a problem with the child seat anchors.

    Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?

    Model year 2014 GL350 BlueTEC 4Matic, GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic and GL63 AMG models manufactured from November 4, 2013 to November 15, 2013.

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  • Mercedes-Benz Vehicles, Recalled the Least Among Automakers

    Published 4 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Mercedes-Benz vehicles are recalled the least

    Mercedes-Benz vehicles are recalled the least!
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    Good news for Mercedes-Benz owners! In a recent study, Mercedes-Benz was found to have the lowest recall rate in the United States.

    The study accumulated data from 1985 to 2014, and concluded that for every 5 Mercedes-Benz vehicles sold (in the U.S.), only 2 of them were recalled, in a time span of 33 years. That's actually a pretty good rate in comparison to other automakers.

    To read more about Mercedes-Benz having the lowest U.S. recall rate in 33 years, check out this article.

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  • More Vehicle Recalls Headed Your Way in 2014

    Published 4 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! More Vehicle Recalls Heading Your Way in 2014

    Now Hear This! More Vehicle Recalls Heading Your Way in 2014
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    When you flip on the morning news or scan your favorite online news site, it surely seems like there are more vehicles being recalled these days. And unfortunately, this trend is continuing.

    According to the Centre of Automotive Management (CAM), and reported by The New Zealand Herald, more than 20.5 million vehicles were recalled in the U.S. last year (BMW was the fourth highest manufacturer of vehicles on the list), which is five million more than in 2012. Most of these recalls were due to electronic malfunctions and safety glitches.

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  • Mercedes Recall: Faulty Seat Belt Anchor on 2014 S550 Models

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall

    Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall
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    Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall of approximately 290 model year 2014 S550 vehicles due to a faulty seat belt anchor.

    Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?

    Model year 2014 S550 models manufactured from April 11, 2013 through October 14, 2013.

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