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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Reliability Ratings

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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Recalls

There have been 4 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL Recall Date: 05/08/2017
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015 SLK 250, 2016 SLK 350, 2016-2017 SLC 300, and 2017 SLC 43 AMG vehicles. In these vehicles, the electronic stability control (ESC) system software may incorrectly keep the brakes slightly applied.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5818
  • Consequence: If brake pads are constantly applied over long periods of driving, the brake components may heat up, affecting braking performance and increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the dragging brakes may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the ESC system, free of charge. The recall began June 9, 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 08, 2015 to FEB 02, 2017
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V308000
SUSPENSION:REAR Recall Date: 05/15/2016
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 SLK300 vehicles manufactured January 19, 2016 to April 19, 2016. In the affected vehicles, improperly manufactured lock nuts may have been used on the rear wheel tie rod connection, and as a result, the rear wheel alignment may change and the rear axle may steer independently.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 327
  • Consequence: A change of the rear wheel alignment and independent steering of the rear axle may increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lock nuts on the rear tie rods, free of charge. The recall began on June 24, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2016050008.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 18, 2016 to APR 18, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2016050008
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V306000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING Recall Date: 04/12/2016
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 SLK300 vehicles manufactured June 2, 2015 to July 14, 2015 and equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The backup power supply for the ignition switch in the affected vehicles may not have been properly connected. As a result, if the vehicle is being driven and there is a loss of power from the main vehicle battery, the transmission cannot be shifted to "Park" nor can the electric parking brake be applied.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 223
  • Consequence: In this situation, without the backup power supply, the only way to keep the vehicle from moving is to press the brake pedal. As soon as the driver attempts to exit the vehicle, the vehicle may roll, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will correct the ignition switch wiring and perform a software update, free of charge. The recall began on May 9, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUN 01, 2015 to JUL 13, 2015
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V211000
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE Recall Date: 10/15/2015
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (Mercedes-Benz) is recalling certain model year 2015 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, GLA250, GLA250 4Matic, and 2016 SLK300 roadster vehicles manufactured July 17, 2015, to August 31, 2015. The affected vehicles have intake or exhaust camshafts whose welds may fail and possibly cause engine damage.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 857
  • Consequence: Engine damage may result in a stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected camshafts, free of charge. Interim notices were mailed to owners on December 9, 2015. The recall began on December 23, 2015. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372. Mercedes-Benz's number for this recall is 2015100006.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 16, 2015 to AUG 30, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2015100006
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V662000

2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Warranty

Warranty information last updated: 3/11/19

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