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Monday, May 16, 2022

Its Shop Time Mondays: Mercedes-Benz And Tesla Are Recalling Over 400,000 Vehicles


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V315000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 292,287

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2006-2012 ML-Class, GL-Class, and R-Class vehicles. Please refer to MBUSA's recall report for specific vehicle model details. Moisture may accumulate and cause corrosion in the brake booster housing unit, which can result in reduced brake performance or brake failure.

Remedy

Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the remedy has been performed. Dealers will remove the rubber sleeve, inspect the brake booster, and as necessary, replace the brake booster. All repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 27, 2022. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V296000

Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.

Components BACK OVER PREVENTION, EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 129,960

Summary

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Model S, Model X, and 2022 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles operating certain firmware releases. The infotainment central processing unit (CPU) may overheat during the preparation or process of fast-charging, causing the CPU to lag or restart.

Remedy

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update that will improve CPU temperature management, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 1, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-22-00-009.

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