Australian recall roundup: New-gen Mercedes-Benz C-Class image

The new generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the subject to a recall in Australia, because of a steering issue.

According to the local automotive media, the new generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is currently the subject of a recall in Australia. The problem is affecting 946 units of the vehicle in question and the official notice has been posted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), “forcing” owners of this model to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the problem solved.

The ACCC says that the issue found with the new generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class “may result in a rattling noise from the steering column or in extreme cased the possible loss of steering control”. If this will happen, the risk of a crash and injury will be highly increased. The fix should take about 30 minutes and it will be made at no cost to the owner. There aren’t any reported crashes and injuries related to this problem. For more details on the subject, owners of the new-gen Mercedes-Benz C-Class, living in Australia, should contact their local dealership. The recall will begin soon and owners will be informed by mail or at their next service.