2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA, A-Class and GLB recalled

A manufacturing defect could lead to a fuel leak in the engine compartment of 4000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

Mercedes Benz Australia recalled 4043 instances of it 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA, A-Class and GLB models, citing a manufacturing defect in each model’s fuel lines.

According to Mercedes-Benz, the affected CLA sedan, A-Class hatchback and GLB SUVs were delivered to Australian customers in 2020.

That recall notificationfiled with the Department of Infrastructure, says: “Due to a manufacturing defect, the fuel feed hose may chafe and cause a fuel leak in the engine compartment. This can lead to a vehicle fire.

“A vehicle fire could increase the risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users or bystanders.”

Recall notification date September 7, 2022
Make Mercedes Benz
model CLA, A class and GLB
Year 2020
vehicles affected 4043
VIN list click here to download the list of affected VINs
contact link click here to contact the manufacturer

A complete list of vehicle identification numbers for the 4043 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.

To have your vehicle checked, click to find the nearest Mercedes-Benz partner here.

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