Update: Mercedes GLC Recalled for Power Steering Loss, Crash Hazard
The NHTSA announced on Dec. 22, 2020, that Mercedes is recalling certain 2020 GLC300, GLC350e, GLC43 AMG, and GLC63 AMG vehicles which were manufactured with a power steering control unit wiring harness that may have been damaged during the production process, potentially resulting in a loss of power steering assist or an electrical short-circuit. “A loss of power steering assist can increase the risk of a crash,” NHTSA said. “Additionally, If the wiring harness short-circuits, there is an increased risk of a fire.” Mercedes’ number for this recall is 2020110012.
What’s the Problem?
This NHTSA Recall began on Nov. 13, 2020, and affects Mercedes GLC 350e hybrid electric vehicles from model year 2020.
“The high-voltage wiring harness shield may not withstand the electrical loads produced under certain driving conditions,
possibly causing an electrical malfunction and resulting in a stall,” NHTSA said. “A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.”
If you purchased a GLC 350e hybrid that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact your Mercedes dealer to schedule a free repair.
Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
Do I Have a Mercedes GLC Recall Class Action Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Mercedes GLC Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled Mercedes-Benz vehicle, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.