FORD E550 2017: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Make : FORD Model : E550 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-06-07 - 2016-09-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V831000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-16 Date Received by ODI: 2016-11-17 Date Added to Database: 2016-11-17
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2016110008
Component: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 799
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC "MBUSA" is recalling certain model year 2017 E400 4Matic Coupe, E400 Convertible, E550 Coupe and E550 Convertible vehicles manufactured June 7, 2016, to September 8, 2016. On the affected vehicles, there may be insufficient clearance between the left catalytic converter and the composite underbody panel.
Consequence:
      The insufficient clearance may cause the panel to melt, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the underbody panel, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 2016. Owners may contact Mercedes 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.