Product Types

Motor vehicles

Recall Date

4th Feb 2021

Serial Numbers


Contact Details

Contact Mercedes Benz.

Manufactured Dates

The affected vehicles were manufactured between 11 December 2019 and 18 May 2020.

Investigator Name


Mercedes-Benz Model series: C class (BR 205), GLC (BR 253) and EQC (BR 293).

The wiring harness for the steering control device may have been damaged during the production process and can allow moisture to ingress into the control unit. This may lead to the loss of electric steering support, increasing the risk of accident. Moreover, a short circuit of the damaged wiring harness can occur, leading to increased risk of fire.

EC-type approval/model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0431*55-58, e1*2001/116*0457*46-49, e1*2001/116*0480*35-36
Types: 204, 204 K, 204 X

Company recall code: 5491022

EU Alert number: A12/00149/21


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