Mercedes recall fire




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    Mercedes recall fire

    Mercedes recall fire

    German automaker Daimler AG announced a major worldwide auto recall today, encompassing one million recent models of Mercedes-Benz vehicles that are at risk of catching fire due to a potentially faulty fuse. If you own one of the affected vehicles, expect to be notified once in late March, and again when parts become available in July. NurPhoto via Getty Images. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. A fix has been implemented in the production of new vehicles and vehicles on dealers lots will be fixed before they are sold, the company said.

    Mercedes recall fire

    Mercedes recall fire

    Mercedes recall fire

    Mercedes recall fire

    Mercedes recall fire

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    And free is good, right? If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. And thanks for reading Autoblog. You still haven't turned off your adblocker or whitelisted our site. It only takes a few seconds. A million Mercedes-Benz models recalled for fire risk A total of 51 fires have been reported worldwide. Daimler will recall a million Mercedes-Benz models after 51 fires were reported around the globe due to a defective fuse.

    Mercedes recall fire

    A total of , of those recalled models and 30 of those fires were reported in the United States. Cars on dealer lots that are not yet in the hands of customers "will not be sold until they can be outfitted with the additional fuse," a Mercedes-Benz spokesman told Automotive News. The fires apparently take place after numerous failed attempts to start a vehicle. A current limiter in the starter motor can overheat and melt, thereby causing a fire.

    According to Mercedes , this issue only prevents itself on vehicles that had previously had engine or transmission damage serious enough that the starter motor couldn't turn the engine over.

    Mercedes recall fire

    Click here for a PDF with all the details from Mercedes. If you own one of the affected vehicles, expect to be notified once in late March, and again when parts become available in July. Mercedes-Benz via Automotive News - sub. Jeep readying and Wrangler recall for bad frame welds. We notice you're using an ad blocker. Please consider whitelisting Autoblog. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site. Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser.

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