Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd - Mercedes-Benz GLC 63 2018 - 2020

recall information

Recall number
REC-000982
PRA number
2021/18916
Campaign number
RC2854
Original published date
Last updated date

make and model information

Make
Mercedes-Benz
Model
GLC 63
Year range
2018 - 2020
Affected units
1,413

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

A short circuit impacting the vehicle's electronic system may occur if the positive wiring to the starter motor becomes chafed. This wiring may become chafed as a result of regular vehicle use.

What are the hazards?

Depending on the type of short circuit, there may be a risk of fire, and/or the engine may not be able to be restarted once it has been shut down. This increases the risk of an accident, which may cause injury or death to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are asked to contact their most convenient Mercedes-Benz Retailer for a free-of-charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz retailer, visit https://www.mercedes-benz.com.au/passengercars/mercedes-benz-cars/dealer-locator.html
Supplier details
Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product type