|Make : MERCEDES BENZ||Model : C300||Year : 2016|
|Build Dates : 2016-07-11 – 2016-11-03|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V243000|
|Date Owner’s Notified: 2017-06-05||Date Received by ODI: 2017-04-11||Date Added to Database: 2017-04-12|
|Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.|
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|Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3|
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. “MBUSA” is recalling certain 2016-2017 C300 vehicles. The electrical contacts for the power steering electric motor may not have been properly welded, possibly resulting in a loss of electrical contact.
A loss of electrical contact will cause the electric power steering assist to deactivate, increasing the risk of a crash.
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric power steering rack, free of charge. The recall began June 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.