March 12, 2001
2001 Mercedes Benz CL Class and S Class Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2001
Mercedes Benz CL Class and S Class automobiles. The affected automobiles were
manufactured between November 2000 and January 2001.
On certain passenger vehicles, the
sheathing material on the electrical connection of the heated windshield washer bottle
hose could melt and cause the surrounding plastic and insulation to melt.
3,400 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will replace the heated washer bottle hose
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began during January 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.
[NHTSA Recall No.
01V014/Mercedes-Benz Recall No.2001-01002]
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check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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