make and model information
V-Class/Vito (model series 447) with a 4-cylinder diesel engine OM654
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
What are the defects?
Due to a manufacturing defect, the fuel filter drainpipe may come in contact with the underfloor panel and chafe whilst driving. This could result in a diesel fuel leak and cause a noticeable fuel odour.
What are the hazards?
Fuel leak onto the road may cause a loss of traction and increase the risk of a crash resulting in serious injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users and bystanders.
MERCEDES-BENZ AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC PTY LTD
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
Customer Assistance Centre
1300 300 896
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.