Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 14 vehicles from its A-Class, CLA and GLA lines over concerns a fracture in the transmission could result in a loss of drive.

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The German brand reports that a welded seam in the dual-clutch transmission’s assembly may fracture over time.

If the fault occurs, a loss of drive poses an accident hazard to the vehicle’s occupants and other road users.

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The 14 affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 November 2015 to 30 January 2016. No incidents of transmission failure have been reported in Australia.

Owners of the affected Mercedes-Benz vehicles will be contacted via mail.