Mercedes-Benz—Sedan and Coupe (model 204, 212 & 207)—Check Power Steering Pump Connection

Identifying features

Target Number: 4833
Campaign Number: RC856

What are the defects?

It is possible that a loss of fluid may develop at the connection between the high pressure line and the power steering pump. The gradual loss of fluid is generally followed by a whining noise from the pump, and can lead to higher than normally required steering forces, particularly during parking manoeuvres.

What are the hazards?

Higher than normally required steering forces, particularly during parking manoeuvres.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to affected owners.

Owners are advised to contact their authorised Mercedes-Benz dealer to have the connection checked, and repaired if required, free of charge.

Supplier
Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

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