The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/01178/20

Product:  Passenger car

Name: AMG C-Class, AMG GLS, AMG GT

Company recall code:  5490422
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 24 April 2018 and 6 November 2019.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0431*47 to *55, e1*2001/116*0480*26 to *35, e1*2007/46*1878*00 to *07, Type: 204, 204 X, R1EAMG

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Injuries
The ESP control unit software does not comply with the specifications and may not be able to adapt to the type of brakes installed. This can cause the ESP system to be unable to respond as intended to a possible drift of the yaw rate sensor or to a failure of the brake vacuum supply. As a result, the ESP intervention may be inappropriate to the driving situation, increasing the risk of an accident. /

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Model series: Mercedes-AMG C-class (BR 205), GLC (BR 253), AMG GT (BR 290).

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden