Mercedes-Benz Australia Pty Ltd—ML 163 Passenger Vehicles
What are the defects?
A faulty brake light switch may lead to the cruise control not disengaging when tapping the brake pedal. The cruise control can still be disengaged via the cruise control lever or by applying the brakes fully.
What are the hazards?
Failure of the cruise control to disengage may lead to a serious accident.
What should consumers do?
Letters will be sent to affected owners.
Owners are advised to contact their authorised Mercedes-Benz dealer to have the the brake light switch replaced free of charge.
- 31 July 1999 - 29 June 2004