MERCEDES-BENZ AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC PTY LTD - Mercedes-Benz C, E, G, S, GLE and GLS with diesel engines OM654 and OM656 2017 - 2021

recall information

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make and model information

C, E, G, S, GLE and GLS with diesel engines OM654 and OM656
Year range
2017 - 2021
Affected units

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

A leak may develop between the coolant pump and the vacuum circuit. There is a possibility that the coolant may enter the vacuum circuit.

What are the hazards?

If the coolant enters the vacuum circuit and comes in contact with certain components it will result in an increase in temperature of these components and may result in a vehicle fire.

A vehicle fire increases the risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted and asked to contact their most convenient Mercedes-Benz dealership to have the work carried out as soon as possible at no cost.

A full list of authorised dealerships can be found at

Alternatively, please use the Mercedes-Benz online booking service.
Supplier details

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
Mercedes-Benz Customer assistance centre
Contact phone
Contact email

Responsible regulator

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

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