If a defective driving pin exists in a vehicle and the pin breaks during normal vehicle turning, the normally available hydraulic support function will no longer function and steering wheel operation will be limited.

Steering — Hydraulic Power Assist System

Date Announced
DEC 19, 2008
Vehicles Affected
Mercedes-Benz Recall #
NHTSA Campaign #
Mercedes-Benz is recalling 577 MY 2008 gl-class, M-class, and R-class vehicles. A defect may exist in the driving pin used to control the oil pressure of the power steering.
Mercedes-Benz will replace the steering gears. The recall began on January 28, 2009. Owner may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.
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