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Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled

Due to a manufacturing issue that may cause the timing chain to prematurely wear and break, Mercedes-Benz is recalling 19 E-Class models.

Jack Quick
Jack Quick

Mercedes-Benz Australia is recalling 19 examples of its E-Class due to an issue with the timing chain which may cause it to prematurely wear and break.

This recall affects E220d models produced from 2016 to 2018.

“Due to a manufacturing defect, the timing chain may wear prematurely and break,” says the company in its recall notice.

“As a result the vehicle may experience a sudden loss of power.”

If you own an affected vehicle, you’ll need to contact your nearest authorised Mercedes-Benz dealer to schedule in a free fix. You can also book online here.

If you have any further questions you can contact the Mercedes-Benz customer assistance centre on 1300 300 896.

MORE: Everything Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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Jack Quick
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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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