The United States government has announced a recall of more than a dozen Mercedes-Benz models.
There was a problem with the impeller of the fuel pump, presenting a complete power loss risk.
Recall notices have been issued for a total of 79,676 vehicles. It affects models from 2021 to 2024, including GLE,
GLS, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL, E-Class Coupe, E-Class Convertible, CLS, and AMG GT 4-Door Coupe.
In 2023, there will be a total of 2,000 vehicles manufactured between August 1, 2021 and March 31, 2023.
The company was informed in June 2022 that certain models outside the United States may have issues with power delivery.
Investigation revealed irregular raw material batches for fuel pump impellers sourced from a sub-supplier.
Impeller deformity due to specification failure.
Contact with the fuel pump housing could cause mechanical resistance.
Potential consequence: fuel pump shutdown, resulting in vehicle propulsion loss, increasing crash or injury risk.
Owners may notice rough engine running.
During the shutdown process of the fuel pump, you may see a warning-
message on the instrument cluster. A notification was sent to dealers on December 28, 2023, informing them of the change.
By February 13, 2024, owners must be notified of the changes.
There is no charge to Mercedes-Benz
dealers for replacing the fuel delivery module on the vehicles that have been affected by the recall.
Production procedure change at the fuel pump supplier eliminates the issue from April 3, 2023, onwards.