Mercedes-Benz Australia is recalling 1624 examples of its G-Class SUV due to a manufacturing defect with the front axle wiring harness.
“Due to a manufacturing defect, the front axle wiring harness may come in contact with the oil cooler,” said the company in its recall notice.
“As a result, the wiring harness may chafe and become damaged over time.
“This could impair the operation of safety systems such as the Antilock Braking System (ABS) and the Electronic Stability Program (ESP).”
- A total of 1624 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 a Mercedes-Benz dealer to have the work carried out as soon as possible, free of charge.
If you have further questions you can contact the Mercedes-Benz Australia Customer Assistance Centre on 1300 300 896.