Mercedes: Again recall for X-Class with hardtop

Mercedes: Again recall for X-Class with hardtop

Daimler fetches 40 worldwide.400 units of the Mercedes X-Class (470 series) in the contract company, including 7.550 in German. Again it’s about pick-ups with a special hardtop for the loading area. Already in 2019 and 2020 there were recalls for these models with so-called "Canopy" build-up. At that time, however, a quick exchange of the operating instructions was sufficient than remedial measures.

Now the workshop employees attach blocks from ethylene-propylene-dien-rubber (EPDM) in the back of the structure. The rear window of the hardtop threatens to break down otherwise. The Federal Motor Transport Authority, according to its own, isolated damage to property, as well as a case with light personal injury is known.

According to the specifications for single -pane safety glass, the glass breaks into small compact pieces of cube, a spokesman for the group division emphasized on request. "A risk of injury by falling off parts of the tailgate or flying around glass pieces cannot be completely excluded," he said.

The action with the internal code "VS4Canogla" is intended for X-Class models that were subsequently equipped with a canopy and from the production period 20. August 2017 to 6. May 2020 come. According to the speaker, the repair takes about two hours.*The contribution "Mercedes: Again recall for X-Class with hardtop" is published by car Rueck Contact to the person responsible here.

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