MERCEDES BENZ SLK350 2016: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SLK350 Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-03-09 - 2017-02-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V308000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-06-09 Date Received by ODI: 2017-05-09 Date Added to Database: 2017-05-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5818
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2015 SLK 250, 2016 SLK 350, 2016-2017 SLC 300, and 2017 SLC 43 AMG vehicles. In these vehicles, the electronic stability control "ESC" system software may incorrectly keep the brakes slightly applied.
Consequence:
      If brake pads are constantly applied over long periods of driving, the brake components may heat up, affecting braking performance and increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the dragging brakes may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the ESC system, free of charge. The recall began June 9, 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.