Safety Ratings

Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 4dr Sdn S 550 4MATIC.

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 12V557000
Mfg's Report Date: DEC 03, 2012
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5,800


Summary:
Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 S400, S550, S550 4Matic, S63 AMG, C300, C300 4Matic, E350, GLK350, GLK350 4Matic, CL550 4Matic, and CL63 AMG vehicles manufactured from April 18, 2011, through July 12, 2011. Due to an irregularity stemming from the molding process of the fuel filter flange, the fuel filter flange may crack when operated in high temperatures.

Consequence:
If the fuel filter flange cracks, it will leak fuel which may lead to a fire if anexternal ignition source in present.

Remedy:
Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter, free of charge. The recall campaign is expected to begin in January 2013. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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