Mercedes-Benz—Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars ML166

Identifying features

Campaign reference: RC975
Target: 2159

Cars produced between March 2012 and August 2012 fall into the affected range.

What are the defects?

In isolated cases, the accelerator pedal may contact the floor mat, which could interfere with the pedal operation and affect the ability of the driver to slow the vehicle.

What are the hazards?

If the accelerator pedal comes into contact with the floor mat, this may result in unexpected high vehicle speeds and it may be difficult to slow or stop the vehicle.

What should consumers do?

A letter will be sent to owners of affected vehicles.

Consumers should make arrangements with their local authorised Mercedes-Benz dealership to have an inspection carried out as soon as possible. A full list of authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships can be found at

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2012 - 31 August 2012

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category