Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS Recall

Faulty engine compartment seal could lead to fire.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS Recall - the recall affects vehicles sold in Australia between 2012 and 2014.

Nearly 3000 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS-Class vehicles are being recalled to fix a fault that could potentially pose a fire hazard.

Affecting vehicles sold in Australian between the 1st of July 2012 and the 1st of December 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will oversee the recall.

The ACCC recall notice says that the seal on the secondary bulkhead in the engine compartment may come loose and partially fall into the engine compartment.

In extreme cases the seal may come in contact with hot engine components and could result in a risk of fire.

Letters will be sent to all owners of affected vehicles with information regarding the replacement of the seal at authorized Mercedes-Benz service centres.

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