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BMW and Mercedes Vehicles Recalled

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Laura Hosford-Yunker5 years ago

On June 20, 2012, both BMW and Mercedes issued recalls on certain luxury sedan models due to defects which could cause harm to drivers and passengers.

Details of the BMW Recall

BMW of North America recalled X5 and X6 vehicles due to a machining error on the steering gear which may cause power steering fluid to leak. According to the BMW recall notice, should the power steering fluid leak, it may spray onto hot exhaust parts which would increase the chance of an engine compartment fire.

  • This recall involves 2012-2013 BMW X5 (including 2012 diesel powered model) and 2012-2013 BMW X6.
  • These vehicles are sold nationwide and 2,642 cars could have been affected.
  • Consumers should contact BMW customer relations and services at 1-800-525-7417 and have the steering gear replaced free of charge.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 12V267000 (BMW).

Details of the Mercedes Recall

Mercedes-Benz USA recalled E350 4Matic vehicles because a connecting rod for the load leveling rear suspension may fail. According to the Mercedes recall notice, if this occurs, the driver may have diminished control of the vehicle which could cause a crash.

  • This recall involves: 2007-2009 Mercedes Benz E350 4Matic vehicles.
  • These vehicles have been sold nationwide and 3,613 cars may have potentially been affected.
  • Consumers should contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-201-573-0350 and if necessary they will replace the level control connecting rod free of charge.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 12V264000 (Mercedes Benz).

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