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Mercedes Recalls 70,200 GLE, GLS SUVs Due To Detaching Window Trim

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Mercedes-Benz recalls 70,200 GLE, GLS SUVs due to window trim that may separate from the vehicles while driving.

The trim bars on the rear door windows may not have been fastened properly during the assembly process. 

Latest recall is an expansion of a previous recall involving 161,000 GLE and GLS vehicles last September.

Affected vehicles include 2022-2023 GLE 350/450/580, GLS 450/580, AMG GLE 53 and 63 S, AMG GLS 63 and Maybach GLS 600.





Mercedes Recalls 70,200 GLE, GLS SUVs Due To Detaching Window Trim - autojosh

Mercedes-Benz is issuing another major recall affecting approximately 70,200 GLE and GLS vehicles over rear door window trim bars that may detach from the SUV while driving.

The latest recall is an expansion of a previous recall involving 161,000 Mercedes GLE and GLS vehicles last September.

The trim bars on the rear door windows may not have been fastened properly during the assembly process, increasing the risk of a crash and injury, according to a recall notice issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

There are no claims of crashes or injuries related to this condition yet, but Mercedes-Benz is aware of 11 instances of detaching window trim between February 2nd, 2022 and March 10th, 2023.

Affected vehicles include GLE 350, GLE 450, GLE 580, GLS 450, GLS 580, AMG GLE 53 and 63 S, AMG GLS 63 and Maybach GLS 600 SUVs, all with build dates ranging between January 29th, 2021 and February 14th, 2023.

Owner notification letters will be sent May 16 2023. To resolve the problem, dealers will inspect and secure the rear window trim bars for free.









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