2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Available in 7 styles:  2012 Mercedes-Benz S600 4dr Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
$33,936–$77,352
Estimated MPG

12–21 city / 19–31 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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S-Class

FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Recall number: 11V496000
Recall date: 10/03/2011

Problem Summary:

MERCEDES-BENZ USA (MBUSA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 VEHICLES INCLUDING E-CLASS (212 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 2010 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2011, R-CLASS (251 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2010 THROUGH APRIL 2011, ML-CLASS (W164 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2010 THROUGH MARCH 2011, GL-CLASS (X164 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 2010 THROUGH MARCH 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2012 S-CLASS (221 PLATFORM) VEHICLES. THE DIESEL FUEL FILTER MAY LEAK FROM THE AREA AROUND THE HEATING COMPONENT.

Consequence:

DIESEL FUEL MAY BE DEPOSITED ONTO THE HIGHWAY AND CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

MBUSA WILL CONTACT OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE DIESEL FUEL FILTER IF NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 30, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ USA AT 1-800-367-6372.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/30/2011.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/2011 and 05/30/2011.


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