Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz "C" Class Passenger Car

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Product description

Mercedes-Benz "C" Class Passenger Car sold between 1 May 2013 and 31 May 2013

What are the defects?

The bolt securing the steering coupling may not have been tightened correctly during manufacture. This may result in the steering coupling detaching from the steering shaft.

What are the hazards?

If the steering coupling detaches from the steering shaft it may cause a loss of steering control and an increased risk of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to owners of affected vehicles. Contacted owners should present their vehicle to their preferred dealer to have the steering coupling bolt checked and replaced if required.


Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Mercedes-Benz dealers

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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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