Mercedes-AMG has issued a recall for 1343 examples of its 2015 and 2016 C63 S model line, over concerns drivetrain torque peaks could cause the drive-shaft to fail.
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The manufacturer reports pulling away on wet roads could see the vehicle's drivetrain experience torque peaks.

If the condition occurs, it could lead to the failure of the drive-shaft, resulting in a "loss of propulsion".

Mercedes-AMG says the fault may increase the risk of an accident.

Affected C63 vehicles were sold between 1 February 2015 and 31 July 2016.

Owners of the affected cars should contact their local Mercedes-Benz dealer to arrange an update to the vehicle's ESP control unit software and, if necessary, the suspension control unit.