MERCEDES BENZ RECALL – 2016 GL & GLE

February 8, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V081000

Upper Control Arm Connecting Bolt may be Loose

The loose bolt may cause improper wheel tracking, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V081000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 37

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350 4Matic Bluetec, GL450 4Matic, and GLE450 Coupe 4Matic vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolt that connects the upper control arm and the axle stub may not have been properly tightened.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the bolt connecting the upper control arm and the axle stub on

the affected vehicles, replacing the upper control arm if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ GL450 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450 2016

 



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