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Mercedes-Benz Australia recalls 64 cars: C-Class, E-Class, CLS

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall on 64 cars, citing a potential fault with the turbocharger assembly. The affected models are the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, and CLS with model years between 2019 and 2020. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says that “screws for the turbocharger oil feed and oil return lines may not have been correctly tensioned during the assembly process...

Multiple Mercedes-Benz models recalled due to seat latch, air-conditioning faults

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued two recalls, with the first relating to 4227 examples of the A-Class with Model Years from 2018 to 2019 (MY18-MY19) due to an issue with the air conditioning drain tube. Water condensation from the air conditioning unit could leak onto electrical components, potentially causing malfunctions relating to the airbag control unit, engine starting, fuel pump, and emergency call system...

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe and convertible revealed

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its facelifted 2021 E-Class lineup ahead of an Australian arrival in October. The updated Mercedes-Benz E-Class models get a new grille, redesigned LED tail lights, four extra paint colour options – including high-tech silver, graphite grey metallic, mojave silver and patagonia red – and ‘aero’ wheels...

2017-19 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2017-19 E-Class All-Terrain, over concerns the rear spoiler mightn't have been correctly attached. According to the company the screws for the tailgate spoiler might not have been tightened to specification. At high speeds, that means the spoiler could detach from the car, putting other road users at risk of injury...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, CLA, C-Class, E-Class and S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2019 GLE, CLA, C-Class, E-Class and S-Class over concerns about the brake assist software. According to the company, an issue with the active brake assist software could make one of the radar sensor control units fail. If the radar sensor unit fails, braking assist mightn't activate in a collision, increasing the risk of injury to occupants and other road users...

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year E-Class over concerns the steering system could lock while the vehicle is in use. An expansion of a similar recall for the MY14-15 and MY18-19 C-Class back in May, the company says "lock nuts with possible production deviations may have been installed in the steering system of certain vehicles"...

2020 Mercedes-Benz E350 to launch in the US - report

Mercedes-Benz USA will launch a new variant of the E-Class for the 2020 model year, according to a new report. Car and Driver says the current entry-level E300 will get a revised engine and a new name, set to be dubbed the E350. The American publication claims the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine will be boosted to 255hp (190kW), up 14hp (10kW) on the outgoing model...

Mercedes-Benz to launch EQB, EQE next decade

Mercedes-Benz is pushing forward with its electrification onslaught, with EQB and EQE models due to arrive in 2021 and 2022 respectively – according to a new report. The UK's Autocar cites company insiders claiming the pair will follow the EQC, EQA, EQS and EQV to market, bolstering the company's all-electric EQ-branded line-up...

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...

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe spied

Photographers have snapped the upcoming mid-life refresh for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe during development testing, ahead of a likely reveal later this year. It appears there won't be any drastic changes to the vehicle's exterior design, with revised bumpers, grilles and lighting the main focus points...

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...

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