MERCEDES BENZ C300 2016: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : C300 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-07-11 - 2016-11-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V243000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-06-05 Date Received by ODI: 2017-04-11 Date Added to Database: 2017-04-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2016-2017 C300 vehicles. The electrical contacts for the power steering electric motor may not have been properly welded, possibly resulting in a loss of electrical contact.
Consequence:
      A loss of electrical contact will cause the electric power steering assist to deactivate, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric power steering rack, free of charge. The recall began June 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.