A manufacturing defect may have damaged the transmission wiring harness and caused it to short out.
Mercedes Benz Australia has recalled 680 instances of it 2018-2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS, E Class and Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupéciting a fault with the transmission wiring harness in the three vehicles.
That recall notificationfiled with the Department of Infrastructure, says, “Due to a manufacturing defect, the transmission harness may be damaged.
“The damage can allow moisture to enter the wiring harness, which can cause a short circuit that leads to a vehicle fire.
“A vehicle fire could increase the risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users, bystanders and/or property damage.
|Recall notification date||September 5, 2022|
|model||CLS, E-Class and AMG GT 4-Door Coupé|
|VIN list||click here to download the list of affected VINs|
|contact link||details below.|
A full list of vehicle identification numbers for the 680 vehicles involved in the recall can be found here.
Mercedes-Benz Australia is advising owners of affected vehicles to contact their nearest authorized Mercedes-Benz dealership to have the work carried out free of charge as soon as possible.
Owners can use Mercedes-Benz Australia online booking service by clicking on here.
To have your vehicle checked, click to find the nearest Mercedes-Benz partner here.