Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2019-22 Mercedes-Benz CLS, E-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 19,968
Report Date: September 30, 2022
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2022 CLS450 Coupe and AMG E53, 2019-2021 AMG CLS53 Coupe, and 2021-2022 E450 vehicles. The 12-Volt battery in the trunk may not be properly secured, which, in the event of a crash, can cause electrical connection failure, disabling various safety features including, emergency call (eCall) system, electric seat adjustment, hazard warning lights, and automatic door locks. The inability to operate safety features (eCall system, hazard lights, electric seats, or automatic door locks) can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will secure the 12V battery, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 29, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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