Recall Alert: Mercedes-Benz CLS, E-Class


The 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS-53 in red, seen from a front quarter angleMercedes-Benz is recalling greater than 19,000 CLS-Class coupes and E-class sedans as a result of their batteries will not be correctly bolted down. They may come unfastened in an accident, which is extra harmful than it sounds. It might deactivate some security programs.

The recall impacts the next:

  • 2019-2021 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53
  • 2019-2022 Mercedes-AMG E 53
  • 2019-2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450
  • 2021-2022 Mercedes-Benz E 450

These vehicles all have their batteries within the trunk, mounted within the spare wheel effectively. A few of the mounts holding them in place, Mercedes says, could also be weaker than meant because of “a deviation within the improvement course of.” That would enable them to snap in an accident.

A unfastened battery may detach from {the electrical} system, immediately deactivating post-crash security options like hazard lights and the eCall system that notifies emergency providers after an accident.

Mercedes says it’s not conscious of any accidents associated to the issue, which emerged in a crash take a look at.

Sellers will set up extra mounting assist for the batteries freed from cost.

Many vehicles face remembers sooner or later of their lives. Automakers attempt to contact each proprietor to allow them to know they should carry their automobile in for repairs. However they aren’t at all times profitable find everybody. You’ll be able to see whether or not your automotive has any unaddressed recall points utilizing our recall middle.


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