Mercedes & Audi Issue Recalls For 11 Models, Over 10k Cars And SUVs Affected

  • Feb 8, 2023
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These cars have been recalled to fix issues caused by wear and tear or errors during manufacturing or assembly

  • Mercedes has issued a recall for 7,899 cars spanning eight models. 

  • Audi’s recall involving three models is for 2,458 cars. 

  • These cars have been recalled to fix potential issues that may crop up in some cars. 

European carmakers Mercedes and Audi have issued voluntary recalls for some models built between 2010 and 2022. A total of 7,899 Mercedes cars and 2,458 Audi cars have been recalled to fix problems that may potentially crop up in some of the affected vehicles.

Here’s the full list of affected models: 

Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes C-Class, E-Class and S-Class sedans, GLE and GLS SUVs; and the now-discontinued V-Class MPV have been recalled.  

  • Mercedes C-Class (W206) diesel-hybrid sedans built from March 2021 to June 2022: Fuel line leak issue. 

  • C-Class (W204) and E-Class (W207) built from August 2010 to December 2016: Takata airbag recall. 

  • AMG E53 sports sedans made from January 2021 to May 2022: Battery connections and wiring harness issue. 

  • S-Class (W223) sedans built from July 2020 to February 2021: Airbag control unit mounting issue.  

  • GLE and GLS SUVs made between June 2019 and March 2022: rear window trim issue. 

  • Mercedes V-Class MPVs built between September 16-25, 2019, and June 24-29, 2020: Wiring harness issue. 

  • V-Class made from May 2018 to June 2020: Cooling system and brake booster issue.

Audi

Audi’s recall is for the A6 and A7 sedans and the Q8 SUV. 

  • A6 and A7 luxury sedans built between 2018 and 2022: Gateway control unit insulation issue. 

  • Q8 SUV made from 2019 to 2021: Fuel system leak issue.

If your luxury car is among the units recalled, the carmaker will contact you soon about getting your vehicle inspected and repaired at an authorised service centre. We recommend having your car fixed soon, as some of the above-mentioned issues have the potential to cause serious damage in the form of electric system fires or sudden airbag deployment. 

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