2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

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    2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Recalls

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    09V076000

    Recall Date

    2009-03-10

    Summary

    MERCEDES BENZ IS RECALLING 16,130 MY 2009 M-CLASS W164 PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE OPTIONAL POWER LIFT GATE. AS A RESULT OF A FAULTY SEAL AROUND THE REAR TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLY, WATER MAY ENTER THE REAR COMPARTMENT CONTAINING THE SPARE TIRE. WATER CONTAMINATION OF THE CONTROL UNIT FOR THE POWER LIFT GATE CAN RESULT IN DISABLING OF THE POWER LIFT GATE MOTOR.

    Consequences

    WATER WILL CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT WHICH COULD LEAD TO A FIRE.

    Remedy

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAL OF THE REAR TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLY WITH A THICKER ONE AND REPOSITION THE AFFECTED POWER LIFT GATE CONTROL UNIT INSIDE THE CHASSIS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.

    Component Affected

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    Notes

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

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