Mercedes-Benz—S Class (type 221)—With Active Body Control (ABC) Suspension

What are the defects?

Long term laboratory durability testing has revealed that the lower ball joint of the front struts on certain vehicles with ABC suspension could fracture after very high mileage when used on rough roads. Should this occur, normal steering of the vehicle will be impaired.

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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