Mercedes Benz GLC Recall: Unstable Handling or Loss of Brake Fluid

Mercedes Benz, a renowned luxury car manufacturer, has announced a recall campaign for its GLC model due to potential safety risks associated with the wheel bolts and brake bleeder screw.

The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has assigned the reference number 012793 to this recall, with a manufacturer code of 4092216. The affected vehicles, both globally and in Germany, are limited to the year 2023 production, with 109 vehicles affected worldwide and 54 presumed to be affected in Germany.

The recall campaign is being closely monitored by the KBA to ensure the necessary corrective actions are taken. The manufacturer, Mercedes Benz, has reported that an incorrect tightening torque of the wheel bolts and the brake bleeder screw could result in unstable handling or even loss of brake fluid.

To rectify the problem, Mercedes Benz is advising owners of the affected GLC vehicles to have their wheel connections inspected and reworked if necessary. By checking and adjusting the tightening torque of the wheel bolts and brake bleeder screw, the manufacturer aims to eliminate the potential safety risks associated with this issue.

Fortunately, there have been no reported incidents of property damage or personal injury related to this recall. Mercedes Benz, committed to maintaining the utmost safety standards, is proactively addressing the concern to prevent any potential harm to its customers or their vehicles.

The recall was officially announced on May 25, 2023, and Mercedes Benz has established a helpline at 0080012777777 for customers to seek further information and assistance regarding the recall campaign. Owners of the affected GLC vehicles are urged to contact the helpline or reach out to their local authorized Mercedes Benz service center to schedule an inspection and any necessary corrective action.

KBA reference number: 012793
Manufacturer code of the recall campaign: 4092216
Manufacturer brand: MERCEDES BENZ
Affected model: GLC
Year of production: 2023
Affected vehicles (worldwide): 109
Presumably affected vehicles (Germany): 54
Release date: 05/25/2023
Helpline: 0080012777777

Author: Nabeel K

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