What are the defects?
The steering rack may have been secured to the vehicle cross member with incorrect bolts.
What are the hazards?
If the incorrect bolts are used they may break. This may result in reduced steering control, posing a potential accident hazard to the driver and other road users.
What should consumers do?
A letter will be sent to the owners of affected vehicles.
Authorised Mercedes-Benz / Smart Dealers
- 1 January 2014 - 1 August 2014