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NHTSA Recall 11V213000

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Vehicles:  Mercedes-Benz E-Class

NHTSA Recall 11V213000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V213000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     MERCEDES BENZ / E 	    	2011
Manufacturer: MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC. 	Mfr's Report Date: MAR 31, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V213000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 41
Summary:
MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 E-CLASS MODEL W212 AND S212 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 8, 2010, THROUGH JULY 12, 2010. INSUFFICIENT ADHESIVE BETWEEN THE VIBRATION DAMPER AND ITS INNER MASS DAMPER RING COULD CAUSE A SUDDEN SEPARATION OF THE INNER MASS DAMPER RING FROM THE VIBRATION DAMPER.
Consequence:
WHILE WORKING IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT DURING ENGINE OPERATION, THE DAMPER RING COULD STRIKE AND INJURE THE PERSON REPAIRING THE VEHICLE OR A BYSTANDER.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE PARTS AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 8, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.
Notes:
MERCEDES SAFETY RECALL NO. 2011030004. 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
31 March 2011Part 573 Defect Information ReportFrom: Frank J. Diertl & R. Thomas Brunner, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
To: Claude Harris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 660KB - 3 pages
8 April 2011Model 212, Model Year 2011 Check Vibration Damper, Replace if Necessary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 1.0MB - 7 pages
April 2011Safety Recall # 2011030004 Vibration Damper
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 358KB - 2 pages
1 April 2011Recall Campaign - Check and Replace the Vibration Damper, Model 212 Year 2011
From: Thomas Brunner, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
To: Mercedes-Benz Dealer Principals
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 454KB - 2 pages
5 April 2011Vibration Damper Ring Separation
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Frank J. Diertl, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 78KB - 3 pages
8 April 201149 CFR Part 573; Recall of Mercedes-Benz E-Class (212) Vibration Damper
From: R-Thomas Brunner & Stephen Kraitz, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
To: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 106KB - 1 page
3 May 2011Model 212, Model Year 2011 Check Vibration Damper, Replace if Necessary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 187KB - 5 pages
6 July 2011Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 70KB - 2 pages
3 October 2011Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 35KB - 2 pages
5 January 2012Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 43KB - 2 pages
10 April 2012Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 42KB - 2 pages
3 July 2012Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 71KB - 2 pages
3 October 2012Motor Vehicle Safety Defect Report
Quarterly Report Defect Notification Campaigns
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V213000

PDF
- 38KB - 2 pages


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