Mercedes-Benz USA Issues Recall over Stability Control Problem
Mercedes-Benz USA is issuing a recall on several SUV and sedan models due to an electronic stability control issue.
About the Mercedes-Benz Recall
According to Edmunds, the recall is due to an electronic stability program control unit potentially being damaged before installation. With a damaged electronic stability program unit, the stability control may unexpectedly activate, changing the vehicle’s path. In addition, the electronic parking brake may malfunction, causing a risk of crash.
Description of the Recalled Mercedes-Benz Vehicles
The following Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall:
- 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 and GLC300 4Matic SUV
- 2016 Mercedes-Benz C300 and C300 4Matic sedan
The recalled vehicles were built between February 8, 2016, and May 18, 2016.
Owners of these vehicles are advised to schedule service with their local dealer after receiving a notice from Mercedes-Benz. When the recall begins in October, dealers will replace the electronic stability program unit.