MERCEDES BENZ GLE63S 2018: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : GLE63S Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-04-05 - 2018-06-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V539000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-14 Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-16 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-21
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2018080013
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9044
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLS450 4Matic, GLS550 4matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic, and GLS63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may not have been correctly coated, causing gas to become temporarily released into the rear brake hydraulic circuit, reducing braking performance.
Consequence:
      Reduced braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the rear axle brake system, free of charge. The recall began September 14, 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018080013.
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.