Recall Alert: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300, E300 4Matic

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 and E300 4Matic sedans manufactured between Dec. 10, 2015, and June 30, 2016

The Problem: The rear bench seat frame may contact and damage the wiring harness for the fuel pump, fuel tank pressure sensor or fuel level gauge, resulting in an engine stall and increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will modify the routing of the affected wiring harness and repair it, as necessary, for free.

What Owners Should Do: Mercedes began notifying owners Oct. 28. 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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