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Mercedes-Benz Recall

Mercedes-Benz Recall - The Beacon


By: Michael

Mercedes-Benz Recall

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Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 284,000 C-Class cars in the U.S. and Canada because rear lights can fail. The recall affects some C300, C350 and C63 AMG cars from 2008 through 2011 models. Corrosion on a connector can cause the tail, brake or rear turn signal lights to dim or fail, possibly making the cars less visible to other drivers and increasing the risk of a crash. The problem affects nearly 253,000 cars in the U.S., 31,000 in Canada, plus an undetermined number in other countries. The company says if the problem occurs, drivers will see a dashboard warning message.

Dealers will replace bulb holders and any rusted connectors at no cost to owners, though replacement parts may not be available until August or September of 2014.

U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Latest Safety Recalls

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