Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz C300 Hybrid & C350 Hybrid Passenger Cars

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

In certain vehicles, an electric line in the engine compartment may have been routed incorrectly. This line may chafe on a reinforcement strut during vehicle operation.

What are the hazards?

If an electrical line chafes on one of the reinforcement struts in the engine bay, this could result in a short circuit and possible fire, which could cause an injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their nearest Mercedes-Benz passenger car retailer to arrange free of charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz dealer, visit

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 30 December 2014 - 28 April 2017

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
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