Mercedes-Benz—Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars ML166
What are the defects?
In isolated cases, the accelerator pedal may contact the floor mat, which could interfere with the pedal operation and affect the ability of the driver to slow the vehicle.
What are the hazards?
If the accelerator pedal comes into contact with the floor mat, this may result in unexpected high vehicle speeds and it may be difficult to slow or stop the vehicle.
What should consumers do?
A letter will be sent to owners of affected vehicles.
Consumers should make arrangements with their local authorised Mercedes-Benz dealership to have an inspection carried out as soon as possible. A full list of authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships can be found at www.mercedes-benz.com.au
Authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships
- 1 March 2012 - 31 August 2012