Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

15-b-class-electric drive.jpg 2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive; | Manufacturer image

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,600 model-year 2014-15 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive plug-in hatchbacks manufactured between Nov. 21, 2013, and May 26, 2015

The Problem: A communication error within the electric drive system may shut down the electric powertrain unit, temporarily immobilizing the vehicle and resulting in a loss of propulsion power; a vehicle stall in traffic increases the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will update the electric drive system software for free.

What Owners Should Do: Mercedes-Benz will begin notifying owners in December. Owners can call the automaker at 800-367-6372, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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