What are the defects?
The connection on the brake booster vacuum hose may break, resulting in a lack of power assistance to the braking system. This may require additional pedal force to stop the vehicle.
What are the hazards?
This may result in an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants and other road users.
What should consumers do?
Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by direct mail. Owners will be requested to contact their nearest Mercedes-Benz dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.
Authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships
1 February 2012 - 30 June 2013