Mercedes-Benz Australia Pty Ltd—ML 163 Passenger Vehicles

Identifying features

Manufactured between August 1999 and June 2004

What are the defects?

A faulty brake light switch may lead to the cruise control not disengaging when tapping the brake pedal. The cruise control can still be disengaged via the cruise control lever or by applying the brakes fully.

What are the hazards?

Failure of the cruise control to disengage may lead to a serious accident.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to affected owners.

Owners are advised to contact their authorised Mercedes-Benz dealer to have the the brake light switch replaced free of charge.

Supplier
Mercedes-Benz Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Mercedes-Benz dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 31 July 1999 - 29 June 2004

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category