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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class & GLC recalled - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for the 2018 E-Class and GLC, over concerns the power steering could fail. UPDATE, 28/5/19: The original version of this article stated the GLE was recalled, this isn't the case. It's in fact the GLC that is affected by this recall...

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the 2016 model-year E-Class, over concerns the airbag could be damaged. The German marque reports the air conditioner housing may have "collided with the airbag control unit during assembly", which could have damaged the latter. If the condition occurs, "this may lead to an impairment of the function of the control unit and an inadvertent activation of the airbags"...

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 E-Class Estate recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled seven examples of the 2018 E-Class Estate, over concerns the rear spoiler could separate from the body. According to the company, the right-hand side of the spoiler on the tailgate mightn't have been correctly fastened. If the condition occurs, there's a risk the spoiler will detach completely from the car while driving, putting the driver and other road users at an increased risk of accident...

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift spied inside and out

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift has been spied again in northern Europe, but this time our spy agency has managed a look at the car's interior. As we saw in an earlier series of spy photos, the update for the current E-Class won't be as dramatic as the reshaping the previous generation underwent for its mid-life facelift...

2010-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class added to Takata recall - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz Australia has expanded its Takata airbag recall further, now including the previous-generation 2010-17 model-year E-Class family, including the sedan, Coupe and Cabriolet variants. UPDATE, 21/12/18: The company's local arm has confirmed affected E-Class sedans come under the 2010-11 model years. We've updated the article to reflect this information...

2017-18 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2017-18 E-Class and CLS, over concerns about owners using a child restraint in the passenger seat. According to the company, if a child seat is installed in the front passenger seat, there's a chance the airbag might not turn off as intended. In those cases, there's a risk the airbag will trigger in an accident and injure the child in a rear-facing seat...

2009-2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe/Cabriolet join Takata recall - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz has added the 2009-2011 E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet to the ongoing Takata campaign. UPDATE, 21/12/18: Mercedes-Benz Australia has expanded the recall to include more 2010 and 2011 model-year E-Class Coupes and Convertibles, with the tally for those two years alone now sitting at 4103 units...

2017-18 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the E-Class sold between 2017 and 2018 over concerns the active bonnet may not operate as intended. According to the German marque, some vehicles may have a defective system that doesn't detect pedestrians and therefore doesn't activate the safety feature in the event of a collision...

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate spied

Photographers have snapped images of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift, ahead of an anticipated reveal some time next year. Despite all the fake panels and tape concealing the finer design details, we can see the refreshed E-Class will borrow heavily from the 'predator' design of the related CLS four-door coupe...

Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for numerous model lines over concerns the airbags could release metal parts in the event of deployment – though the company says it's unrelated to the ongoing Takata recall campaign. The marque reports 78 units across the A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLA, GLC and AMG GT ranges could be affected by the issue, which could see the airbag gas generator housing eject metal parts if the inflator is deployed...