1. 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #12V493000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 218

    Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (Mercedes Benz) is recalling certain model year 2013 GLK350 and GLK350 4-Matic vehicles, manufactured from May 31, 2012, through August 2, 2012, for failing to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The affected vehicles have voltage in the parking lamp circuit that exceeds the maximum value listed.

    Consequence: The higher illumination level may cause glare to oncoming vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Mercedes Benz will notify owners, and dealers will update the software calibration number (SCN) of the subject electronic control unit. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Mercedes Benz at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V493000 »