Vehicles Affected: Approximately 220 model-year 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and GLS-Class SUVs
The Problem: The seams on the rear cross-member may have been insufficiently welded. This may allow cracks to form when towing, possibly causing the rear cross-member to detach and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the rear crossmember for free.
What Owners Should Do: Mercedes-Benz will begin notifying owners May 19. 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.
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