Mercedes recalls 161,000 vehicles for 2020-2022 due to rear window defect

Caused by manufacturing error recall of Mercedes-Benz according to, NHTSA.

Some 2020-22 GLE and GLS models, including AMG and Maybach variants, may have their rear door window trim bars detached. Estimates in the September 12 statement indicated that approximately 161,000 vehicles would be affected.

A statement said the dealer will inspect and repair the trim bars free of charge. A notice to the owner will be sent to him on November 11th. A dislodged bar could cause road obstructions and increase the risk of collisions, he said, NHTSA said.

“The fixing of the rear door window trim bars may not meet specifications. Therefore, the trim bars may separate from the vehicle while driving,” Mercedes-Benz spokesman Robert Moran said in an email. said.

“A Mercedes-Benz dealer will check the fitment of the rear door window trim bars and rework them if necessary. I don’t recognize it.”

So far this year, Mercedes-Benz has issued 24 recalls affecting nearly 722,000 vehicles. According to NHTSA dataSome of these vehicles may have participated in multiple recall campaigns.

https://www.autonews.com/regulation-safety/mercedes-recalls-161000-2020-22-vehicles-over-rear-window-defect Mercedes recalls 161,000 vehicles for 2020-2022 due to rear window defect

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