Recall Alert: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE450

16-gle-class-oem.jpg 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class | Manufacturer image


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,000 model-year 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE450 4Matic Coupes manufactured between Dec. 10, 2014, and June 6, 2016

The Problem: An error within the engine control unit software may cause the engine to shut down while the vehicle is braking, possibly confusing the driver. If the engine shuts down unintentionally, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will update the ECU software for free.

What Owners Should Do: The recall is expected to begin in July. 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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