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Calling a number of types of Mercedes-Benz cars due to a malfunction in the steering wheel nut

23/12/2019

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the Al-Zawawi Automotive Company, launched a recall campaign for 12 Mercedes-Benz (C200,250) Class, CLS, E, C (E200Avantgrade, E200Coupe), Model 2018. Where 9 cars were called C200 AMG based on the vin numbers from (WDD2050421F697938) to (WDD2050421R400130), one vehicle was called C250 AMG based on the vin number (WDD2050451R390482), and one E200 Avantgrade vehicle number (WDD21631) , And one E200Coupe vehicle vin number (WDD2383421F051175).

 

 

This recall comes to Daimler AG's observation of some CLS, E and C class cars, with a rear-wheel drive that may show some cracks in the steering column lock nut in the event that a damaged anchor nut is installed from the start, which may be broken due to the steering being exposed to a high gravitational force and this is what For example, if the brake comes in contact with the vehicle or maneuvering, which causes the rotating components inside the steering wheel tube to come into contact with the vin number, which causes the steering to stop, and accordingly the company will replace the steering column of the affected vehicle.

These calls confirm the efforts undertaken by the authority in the field of traffic safety in cooperation with car agencies, to preserve the lives and safety of consumers, and to provide the necessary protection to consumers, in line with its continuous keenness to conduct continuous reviews of all products offered in the Sultanate's markets.

 

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