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Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

An electrical wire may short-circuit and damage the engine compartment in 887 Mercedes-Benz C-Class models.

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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.”

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.

MORE: Everything Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Jack Quick is an emerging automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Jack recently graduated from Deakin University and has previously competed in dance nationally. In his spare time, Jack likes to listen to hyperpop and play Forza Horizon.

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