MERCEDES BENZ G550 2015: STEERING

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : G550 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2012-07-25 - 2016-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V250000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2017-04-11 Date Added to Database: 2017-04-14
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10832
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC."MBUSA" is recalling certain 2013-2016 G550 and G63 AMG vehicles and 2016 G65 AMG vehicles. The steering coupling may have been insufficiently tightened, resulting in the steering connection wearing.
Consequence:
      The steering coupling wear may cause a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering coupling, free of charge. The remedy is currently unavailable. Interim notifications informing owners of the safety risk were mailed May 27, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. 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.