Mercedes Recall: Stalling Risk in B-Class Models

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 2,618 B-Class electric drive hatchback vehicles due to a stalling risk.

Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?

Model year 2014 – 2015 B-Class electric drive hatchbacks manufactured between November 21, 2013 to May 26, 2015.

What causes the stalling risk?

A communication error within the electric drive system may cause the electric powertrain unit to shut down, immobilizing the vehicle. This stall may increase the risk of a 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 in December 2015 and will update the electric drive system software 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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