Mercedes-Benz—S Class and CL Class Passenger Cars—Replace Front Signal Acquisition Module

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Product description

Mercedes-Benz S and CL Class passenger cars manufactured between October and November 2007 (S Class) and October and December 2007 (CL Class).

What are the defects?

Investigations have shown that the operating reliability of the drivers side SAM could diminish due to the ingress of moisture caused by incorrect storage. In isolated cases this could lead to various electrical malfunctions affecting such items as front illumination equipment and turn signals, windshield wipers, steering column adjustment and illumination of the centre console.

What are the hazards?


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:


Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd

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Responsible regulator

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

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