Mercedes-Benz USA is issuing a recall on several SUV and sedan models due to an electronic stability control issue.
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.
The following Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall:
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.