Luxury auto manufacturer Mercedes-Benz is recalling nearly 40,000 vehicles due to a defect that can cause the automobiles to suffer an increased risk of crash.
ConsumerReports.com reports that the defect can affect small cars and SUVs, causing the front axle to erode potentially leading to failure. Front axle failure can significantly destabilize the vehicles, leading to impaired steering ability and increased chances of a crash.
#Recall: Mercedes-Benz is recalling 38,312 small cars and SUVs because a carrier for the front axle may corrode, causing it to fail, affecting steering ability and thereby increasing the risk of a crash https://t.co/qlNIWTw1wM
— Consumer Reports (@ConsumerReports)
January 5, 2022
As of now, Mercedes is recalling approximately 38,312 vehicles, including A-Class and GLB-Class models.
Mercedes has not reported any crashes or injuries related to the defect.
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