Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd—Mercedes-Benz "C" Class
What are the defects?
The threaded connection of the battery ground line may not be designed correctly due to a deviation in the tightening angle monitoring.
What are the hazards?
In the event of a poor system ground of the battery line a temporarily higher transition resistance could lead to the formation of sparks and local heating. This would increase the risk of a fire.
What should consumers do?
Letter will be sent to owners of affected vehicles
Authorised Mercedes-Benz Dealers
- 1 August 2014 - 31 October 2014
Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.