Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd—Mercedes-Benz with OM651 Diesel Engines

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Product description

Passenger cars and vans fitted with OM651 diesel engines
Identifying features
Various passenger cars, Sprinter and Vito vans

Other identifying numbers

Various passenger cars, Sprinter and Vito vans

What are the defects?

The seal ring between the timing chain tensioner and the engine may leak oil.

What are the hazards?

Leaking oil may result in a hazard to other road users and in extreme cases a fire risk.

What should consumers do?

Letters will be sent to all owners of affected vehicles.


Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Authorized Mercedes-Benz Dealers

Where the product was sold


Dates available for sale


Responsible regulator

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

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