Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific - Merceded-Benz C Class MY20018-2019 & E Class MY2018 Passenger Cars Extended Recall

An extended recall notice for Mercedes-Benz C Class MY2018-2019 & E Class MY2018 Passenger Cars supplied by Merceded-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd due to a possible manufacturing problem.

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz C Class MY2018-2019 and E Class MY2018 (extended recall)



Date published

26 May 2019

Campaign number


Product description

Certain Mercedes-Benz C Class vehicles
Model Years 2018-2019

Certain Mercedes-Benz E Class vehicles
Model Year 2018

1 056 affected vehicles

This recall was extended on 26 June 2019 to include E Class vehicles.

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list (updated)

VIN list (updated).xlsx (22.82 KB)

What are the defects?

Lock nuts with possible production deviations may have been installed in the steering system of certain vehicles.

What are the hazards?

Affected locknuts could break and the steering could lock. This would increase the risk of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their most convenient authorised Mercedes-Benz Dealer for a free of charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz dealer, visit


Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Mercedes-Benz dealers

Where the product was sold


Dates available for sale

  • 1 March 2018 - 30 August 2019

Responsible regulator

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

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