Product Types

Motor vehicles

Recall Date

5th Mar 2021

Serial Numbers


Contact Details

Contact Mercedes Benz

Manufactured Dates

The affected vehicles were manufactured between 12 January 2018 and 21 January 2020.

Investigator Name


Description: Model series: BR 253. Vehicles equipped with an AMG petrol engine and 4MATIC.

Due to defective screw connection, the positive 12V battery cable may come into contact with the starter and be damaged by its movement. Consequently, the damaged positive cable might be in contact with the starter housing, which could lead to a short circuit. As a result, the battery may become discharged in a short period of time, and an intermediary electrical component might be overloaded, leading to immobilisation of the vehicle and to increased the risk of fire.

EC-type approval/model
Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0480*24 to *36, Type: 204X

Company recall code: 5491301


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