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Thursday, 12 May 2022 16:43

Mercedes Tells Owners of 292K Vehicles to Stop Driving Them

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Mercedes-Benz is telling the owners of more than 292,000 vehicles in the U.S. to stop driving them due to a problem that could cause the brakes to fail.

The German automaker is recalling the vehicles and said it will offer free towing so the owners can get them to a dealership for service. The recall covers certain ML, GL and R-Class vehicles from the 2006 through 2012 model years.

 

Mercedes said in documents posted May 12 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that moisture can get into a brake booster housing and cause corrosion. That can cause a vacuum leak, which would decrease brake performance.

 

To read more, see the Associated Press.