Mercedes-Benz Australia is recalling a 887 examples of its C-Class due to a manufacturing issue that may cause an electrical wire to cause damage to engine compartment insulation.
This recall affects C-Class models sold in 2018.
“Due to a manufacturing issue, an electrical wire may have been routed incorrectly in the engine compartment causing damage to its insulation and resulting in a short circuit,” says the company in its recall notice.
“A short circuit may cause a fire and could increase the risk of an accident, serious injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users and bystanders, and/or damage to property.”
- A total of 887 vehicles are affected
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
If you own an affected vehicle you’ll need to contact your most convenient Mercedes-Benz dealer to schedule in a free fix as soon as possible. You can also book a service at a Mercedes-Benz dealer here.
If you have any further questions you can contact the Mercedes-Benz customer assistance centre on 1300 300 896.