MERCEDES BENZ C300 2018: STEERING

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : C300 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-05-14 - 2018-05-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V872000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-01-18 Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-07 Date Added to Database: 2018-12-12
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2018120010
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC "MBUSA" is recalling one 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe and one C300 4Matic Coupe. The steering coupling may not have been correctly locked during manufacturing.
Consequence:
      If the steering connection was not properly locked, the mechanical connection between the steering wheel and steering rack may come loose, reducing steering ability and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering coupling and lock it correctly if necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 18, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018120010.
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.