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

Alert number: A12/1448/18

Product:  Passenger car

Name: GLE, GLS

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between April 2018 and June 2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0598*23-24, e1*2007/46*0826*11-12 Types: 166, 166 AMG

Risk type: Injuries
The pistons on the rear axle brake callipers are inadequate.
This may lead to reduced braking performance or failure of the rear brake circuit.

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

Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 4292034

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden