MERCEDES BENZ C300 2019 – ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : C300 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-08-02 – 2019-07-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V586000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2019-10-18 Date Received by ODI: 2019-08-09 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2019090010
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 26584
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. “MBUSA” is recalling certain 2018-2019 C300, C300 4MATIC, and C43 AMG 4MATIC vehicles. The mounting bracket for the 12-volt battery may not be secured. This may allow the battery to shift, possibly disconnecting the terminals in the event of a crash.
Consequence:
      Loss of power from the battery can impair post-crash functions, such as communicating with emergency services and activating hazard lights. The battery may also detach and become a road hazard. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the battery mounting bracket, free of charge. The recall began October 18, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA’s number for this recall is 2019090010.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.
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