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

Alert number: A12/0849/18

Product:  Passenger car

Name: GLE

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between March 2017 and May 2017.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0598*22; Type: 166

Risk type: Injuries
The connectors for the transmission oil cooler hoses may not have been correctly moulded.
As a consequence, the transmission oil cooler hoses may work loose while the vehicle is being driven, leading to the loss of oil in the transmission and depriving the vehicle of forward propulsion.

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

Description:  Passenger car with a 4-cylinder diesel engine.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Norway, Poland, Slovenia