2017-2019 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG E-Class Wagon: Recall Alert

mercedes-benz-e400-wagon-2018-exterior-side-oem 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 wagon | Manufacturer image

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 4,800 model-year 2017-18 Mercedes-Benz E400 wagons, model-year 2019 E450 wagons and model-year 2018-19 Mercedes-AMG E63S wagons, all equipped with all-wheel drive

The Problem: The rear spoiler may detach, which could become a road hazard and increase the risk of a crash.

Mercedes-Benz noted this is an expansion of a previous recall affecting 16 vehicles from November 2018.

The Fix: Dealers will inspect and correct the mounting of the spoiler, as necessary, for free.

What Owners Should Do: Mercedes-Benz will begin notifying owners Oct. 18. Owners can call the automaker at 800-367-6372, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. Click here to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership.

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