Product Types

Motor vehicles

Recall Date


Serial Numbers


Contact Details

Contact Mercedes Benz.

Manufactured Dates

The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 March 2014 and 28 February 2018.

Investigator Name


Description: Mercedes Benz C-Class Vehicles equipped with a four-cylinder petrol engine. Model series: BR 205.

The maximum permissible operating temperature of individual diodes on the alternator rectifier bridge could be exceeded and the diodes could subsequently fail. Consequently, an improper flow of current from the on-board electrical system battery through the alternator to the vehicle earth could occur. As a result, the windings in the alternator stator could be heated to such an extent that an outbreak of fire cannot be ruled out.

EC-type approval/model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*31 to 46, e1*2001/116*0457*25 to 37, Types: 204, 204 K

Company recall code: 5499723

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