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NHTSA Recall 10V459000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Vehicles:  Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Mercedes-Benz E-Class

NHTSA Recall 10V459000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	10V459000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     MERCEDES BENZ / C 	    	2010
     MERCEDES BENZ / E 	    	2010-2011
Manufacturer: MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC. 	Mfr's Report Date: OCT 04, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V459000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
Potential Number of Units Affected: 85,300
Summary:
MERCEDES BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 C-CLASS, MODEL 204, E-CLASS, MODEL 212, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 E-CLASS COUPE/CABRIOLET MODEL 207 VEHICLES. THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM IN THE SUBJECT VEHICLES MAY FAIL DUE TO THE LOSS OF POWER STEERING FLUID.
Consequence:
OWNERS MAY NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE IN AREAS, SUCH AS PARKING LOTS, WHERE MAXIMUM POWER STEERING IS REQUIRED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL CHECK AND RETORQUE THE CONNECTION FITTING FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 31, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
October 2010Models 204, 207, 212 Model Year 2010, Model 207.4 Model Year 2011 Check Power Steering Line Connection Fitting
Mercedes-Benz USA
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 378KB - 8 pages
October 2010Safety Recall #2010100002
Power Steering Line Connection Fitting
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 108KB - 2 pages
4 October 2010Part 573 Defect Information Report
From: Frank J. Diertl & R. Thomas Brunner, Mercedes-Benz USA
To: Daniel C. Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 324KB - 3 pages
5 October 2010Recall Campaign
Power Steering Line Connection Fitting, Models 204, 207, 212, Model Years 2010 - 2011
Mercedes-Benz USA
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 108KB - 2 pages
8 October 2010Power Steering Pump
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Frank J. Diertl, Mercedes-Benz USA
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 28KB - 3 pages
25 October 2010Part 573 Defect Information Report
Amended and Updated Information for 10V-459
From: Frank J. Diertl & R. Thomas Brunner, Mercedes-Benz USA
To: Daniel C. Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 122KB - 3 pages
4 April 2011Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
Frank J. Diertl & R. Thomas Brunner, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 67KB - 2 pages
6 July 2011Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
R. Thomas Brunner & Stephen Kraitz, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 70KB - 2 pages
3 October 2011Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
R. Thomas Brunner & Stephen Kraitz, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 35KB - 2 pages
5 January 2012Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
R. Thomas Brunner & Stephen Kraitz, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 43KB - 2 pages
10 April 2012Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
R. Thomas Brunner & Stephen Kraitz, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 10V459000

PDF
- 42KB - 2 pages


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