The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C300, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Loss of rear lighting assembly

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA13008

    Component(s): Electrical System:Wiring
    Electrical System:Wiring: Rear Compartment/Trunk
    Exterior Lighting
    Exterior Lighting:Back Up Lights
    Exterior Lighting:Brake Lights
    Exterior Lighting:Fog Lights
    Exterior Lighting:Hazard Flashing Warning Lights
    Exterior Lighting:Tail Lights
    Exterior Lighting:Turn Signal

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