Mercedes-Benz Recall 143K Cars, SUVs Faulty Fuel Pump

Mercedes Benz Recall Fuel Pump

 Mercedes-Benz Recall 143K Cars, SUVs Faulty Fuel PumpMercedes-Benz is recalling over 143,551 cars and SUVs due to a faulty fuel pump in certain 2021 through 2023 model years.

Owners of these vehicles report that prior to the stall, the engine runs rough and there were warning lights on the dashboard. They reported the issue to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration out of concern they would crash.

Among the vehicles affected by the fuel pump recall were manufactured between June 1, 2021, and Nov. 30, 2022. The specific vehicles are in the C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL coupes, as well as CLS, and GT sedans, AutoEvolution reports.  The SUVs affected are the GLC, GLE, GLS, and G-Class.

The root of the problem comes from a faulty fuel pump identified by the manufacturer. There was a component made from faulty materials inside the fuel pump. The automaker is directing Mercedes-Benz dealerships to replace the fuel pump at no charge to the consumer for vehicles covered by the recall.

To date, the NHTSA says Mercedes-Benz is aware of 2,031 warranty claims and or customer complaints about the problem. No injuries from collisions.

Owners of these vehicles may contact Mercedes-Benz at 800-367-6372 and reference #23V445.

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Do you own a defective Mercedes Benz that experiences repeated engine stalling, a faulty fuel pump or some other safety issues? If so, there doesn’t have to be a recall before you reach out to an experienced attorney and get help. California Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson will review your case and let you know if it qualifies as a lemon.

We highly recommend Mercedes Benz owners with engine problems or a problematic fuel pump obtain invoices for all repairs and recall visits from the dealership. These documents will support your potential case. Should the vehicle experience repeated issues or become a safety risk, these documents support the Lemon Law Claim. Contact us for a free case review at 1-(877) 465-8161 or read on for answers to frequently asked questions

Published on June 30, 2023

Disclaimer: This article provides general information about vehicles that may be covered by the California lemon law. However, the lemon law has very specific requirements that must be met for your vehicle to be considered a lemon. Every case has a unique set of circumstances and there are specific criteria that must be met for the lemon law to apply. It is imperative that you take immediate action if you believe your vehicle may qualify.

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