Mercedes-Benz USA – Rear Axle Carrier Bolt Connection May Fail

Mercedes-Benz USA. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 SL450, SL63 AMG, and SL550 vehicles. Over time, the bolt connection at the front-left mounting point on the rear axle carrier casting may fail, possibly affecting the vehicle’s handling.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20191025
NHTSA ID 19V768000
Consequence Summary Unexpected changes in the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front-left mounting point of the rear axle carrier. If a defect in the bolt connection of the rear axle carrier is found, MBUSA will contact the owner and offer a repurchase of the vehicle. The recall began November 22, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2019100018.
Recall Code 2019100018
Potentially Affected 36
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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