Mercedes-Benz—M Class (type 164)—With Easy Pack feature (automatic tailgate)

What are the defects?

On these vehicles it is possible water may enter the trunk area via the tail light seals during heavy rain or use of a high pressure cleaning device. In isolated cases moisture could also enter the electronic control unit for the tailgate and cause it to malfunction. In extremely unfavourable circumstances localised overheating of the tailgate control unit could also occur.

What are the hazards?

Malfunction.

What should consumers do?

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd will write to owners of all affected vehicles. If you have sold the vehicle, please contact Mercedes-Benz on telephone: 03 9566 9380, fax: 03 9566 6223 or via e-mail: campaigns@daimler.com

Supplier
Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
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