Mercedes-Benz USA – Weld Between Fuel Tank and Filler Pipe May Leak

Mercedes-Benz USA. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE350 4MATIC and GLE450 4MATIC vehicles. The connection between the fuel filler pipe and the fuel tank may have been improperly welded, allowing a fuel leak.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190802
NHTSA ID 19V572000
Consequence Summary A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Corrective Action MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began October 18, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2019090001.
Recall Code 2019090001
Potentially Affected 128
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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