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2014-15 & 2018-19 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the 2014-15 and 2018-19 C-Class models over concerns the steering could lock. The manufacturer says the steering system in affected vehicles may have lock nuts "with possible production deviations", which could break. If the condition occurs, the steering could lock, posing a hazard to the driver and increasing the risk of an accident...

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class PHEV spied

A prototype believed to be the next-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been snapped during cold weather testing on the snowy roads of Europe this week. Despite the heavy black-and-white camouflage, we can see the new C-Class will be an evolution of the current model in terms of its overall shape, though finer details like the front and rear fascias are too concealed to get a firm idea of the final design...

2018-19 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, C-Class, CLS recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 and 2019 model-year A-Class, C-Class and CLS model lines over concerns a software issue could cause vehicles to stall in stop/start traffic. The German luxury marque reports the software in the powertrain control unit "may not operate as intended", which may also fail to illuminate the engine warning light – meaning the driver is unaware of the issue...

2018-19 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled a smattering of 2018 and 2019 C-Class, E-Class and S-Class models, over concerns about an issue with the seatbelt detection system. According to the company, it's possible affected cars will not register a correctly-engaged seatbelt. A warning light and tone will sound in the instrument cluster, and there's a risk the car's Pre-Safe system won't function...

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2018 C-Class, over concerns about the car's ESP software. According to the company, the car's ESP software might not meet specifications. In some situations, the brake lights might stay switched on and an error message will be displayed on the instrument cluster...

2017-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, GLC recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled certain GLC and C-Class models, over concerns about the passenger seat occupant detection. According to the company, a software bug in vehicles with the Audio 20 system could affect the system that detects occupants in the front passenger seat. The fault could mean the airbag inflates incorrectly in an accident...

2013-15 Mercedes-Benz C-Class added to Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2013-15 C-Class as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign, adding to the 2008-12 model years that have already been called back. A total of 28,965 vehicles are affected including the 2012 model, meaning 17,066 units have been added if you subtract the number of affected vehicles from our previous coverage...

Mercedes-Benz C300 Hybrid, C350e recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the C300 BlueTec Hybrid and C350e plug-in hybrid due to a wiring issue. The German luxury marque reports the diesel-electric and petrol-electric (respectively) variants could have an incorrectly-routed electric line in the engine bay, which could chafe on a reinforcement strut while the vehicle is being operated...

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spied for the first time

The next-generation 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been snapped in public for the first time, offering a peek at what will replace the recently-updated W205 model. As you'd imagine of a prototype this far from launch, this vehicle is disguised with body add-ons, lots of blank-and-white wrap, and false grilles...

2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class added to Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz has added the 2012 C-Class to the ever-expanding Takata recall, with a campaign involving 11,629 vehicles. As with all vehicles caught in the Takata recall, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade over time. If an affected vehicle is involved in a crash triggering the airbags, the metal inflator housing can rupture under pressure, sending metal fragments shooting into the cabin...

2016-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for C-Class models sold between May 2016 and January 2018 over concerns window trims could detach from the vehicle. The German marque reports that affected units may have experienced a production fault where the bonding of the rear window trims strips on both the left- and right-hand sides may not have been performed correctly...