Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Mercedes-Benz C300
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 6,752
Report Date: September 12, 2022
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2022 C300 vehicles. Moisture accumulation in the trunk may leak into the signal acquisition module (SAM), causing an electrical short circuit. An electrical short circuit in the SAM could lead to various malfunctions, such as rear exterior lighting failure, unintentional rear seat folding, and rearview camera failure, increasing the risk of a crash or injury. In addition, an electrical short circuit might increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will install a cover for the SAM, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 11, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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