Mercedes Recall: Fuel Tank Issue

Published 9 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 3,039 vehicles due to a risk of an engine fire or crash because of a fuel tank issue.

Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?

Model year 2015 C300 4matic and C400 4matic vehicles manufactured April 7, 2014 to July 25, 2014.

What causes the fuel tank issue and possible fire/crash?

The fuel tank may have not been properly secured to the fuel delivery module, or secured with pinched wires between the module flange and the fuel tank. This can cause a leak of fuel (possible fire), or fuel pump failure (possible crash).

Are there any known accidents attributed to the defect?

At this time, no known accidents have been reported by Mercedes-Benz attributing to the defect.

What do I do if my car is one of those affected?

Mercedes-Benz will be notifying all owners affected by the recall soon and will install a new fuel delivery module, if necessary, free of charge.

If your Mercedes-Benz is part of this recall and you have not been notified, call your local, independent Mercedes-Benz repair shop to schedule an appointment to have your Mercedes-Benz checked and serviced for the defect.

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