2017 Mercedes-AMG G 65 Recalled Too Fast in Reverse, Rollover Risk

Owners of 20 Recalled Mercedes-AMG G 65 Vehicles in for Potential Wild Reverse Ride If you are the owners of one of 20, $220,000 Mercedes-AMG G 65, driving in reverse could turn into an unexpected joy ride. The 2017 model of these so-called G-wagons has been recalled due to instability while driven in reverse at speeds higher than 16 mph, … Read More

Mercedes-Benz recalls 2018 S class vehicles due to fire risk and seat belts

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) has issued a recall for 1,701 2018 Mercedes-Maybach vehicles due to a potential problem in the electrical pre-fuse box located in the trucks of these cars. The problem stems from a failure to secure power bars that could lead to a loss of functions controlling seat belts and other functions. The vehicles affected are the 2018 Mercedes-Maybach … Read More

Mercedes-Benz Recalls One Million Vehicles Due to Faulty Airbag Wiring

Roughly one million vehicles have been recalled by Mercedes-Benz for a faulty wiring problem that could  spontaneously cause the driver’s side airbags to deploy. About half or 500,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs with this problem are located here in the United States.  While there are no fatalities stemming from this recall, there have been a handful of minor injuries such … Read More

2016 Smart Fortwo Recalled by Mercedes for Potentially Faulty Parking Brake

5,061 2016 Smart Fortwo Cars Recalled by Mercedes-Benz USA Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) has announced a recall for owners of certain 2016 Smart Fortwo vehicles. Some 5,061 vehicles may be affected by a problem with a lock nut that secures the vehicle’s parking brake cable to its lever. Over time this nut may loosen and the vehicle could move before … Read More

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 58K Cars Due to Loss of Power Steering Issue

Mercedes-Benz USA plans to recall some 58,323 luxury SUVs made in 2016 and 2017 due to an electric power steering problem that could create a loss of power and increased crash risk for drivers. “This is a dangerous defect that could cause serious injuries or even death,” said Attorney James Johnson. “A driver experiencing a loss of power steering would … Read More

1 Million Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Recalled by Daimler AG Due to Fire Risk

After 51 fires due to a faulty fuse in newer Mercedes-Benz vehicles, Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE)  has announced it will recall roughly one million vehicles worldwide including 307,629 vehicles here in the United States. The recall involves newer vehicles such as the 2017 models. While there are no reported injuries or deaths associated with the problem, Mercedes dealerships will not sell … Read More

9 Auto Dealerships Charged by FTC for Deceptive, Unfair Sales and Financing Practices

Buying a car from an auto dealership is stressful, but some consumers who were ripped off fought back recently and took matters to the Federal Trade Commission. The Federal Trade Commission charged nine Los Angeles auto dealerships for duping consumers using sleazeball tactics when they purchased a car. The FTC cited the auto dealerships for a range of violations such … Read More