June 18, 2002
Mercedes-Benz Has Recalled the 2000 Mercedes SLK
Mercedes-Benz Has Recalled the 2000
Mercedes SLK because the owner's manual does not meet safety standards.
Number of Units Affected: 27863
Manufactured: 09/1999 - 05/2002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE
REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS,
REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE OWNER'S MANUAL DOES NOT
CONTAIN THE PROPER HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS.
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS, AND DIRECTIONS
FOR AFFIXING THESE INSERTS TO THE OPERATOR'S MANUAL. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE
INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V152000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
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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