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Recall of one million Mercedes-Benz cars includes UAE stat : gulf news

referring to The affected Mercedes-Benz models include certain A-Class (176 platform), B-Class (242/246 platform), CLA (117 platform), GLA (156 platform), C-Class (205 platform), E-Class (213 platform) and GLC (253 platform) vehicles.
“[On these vehicles] the starting current limiter could be overloaded under certain conditions during the starting procedure.
Dubai: The distributor of Mercedes-Benz is recalling recently purchased vehicles in the UAE due to fire hazard.
A total of one million newer models of Mercedes-Benz are being recalled globally after a defective fuse has been linked to 51 fire incidents.
“All affected customers in our region are currently being informed by the general distributors of Mercedes-Benz,” the automaker said in a statement.

Recall of one million Mercedes-Benz cars includes UAE

referring to Daimler AG will issue a recall of around one million Mercedes-Benz cars globally due to a possible fire risk.
The recall includes Mercedes-Benz vehicles produced between 2015 and 2017.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, CLA, GLA and the GLC will be recalled that are produced between 2015 and 2017.
This recall has been issued due to a potential fire risk that can break out due to an issue with some starter components that get overheated.
The Mercedes-Benz cars that will be recalled will include the C-Class, E-Class, CLA, GLA and GLC.

Mercedes-Benz to recall one million cars due to potential fire risk

referring to Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler AG has confirmed that around 51000 cars in South Africa could form part of the global recall of several models over safety concernsWhile Daimler has yet to issue an official recall notice for South Africa, Mercedes-Benz SA has confirmed that local cars aren’t entirely out of the danger zone just yet.
As the occurrence of such incidents on the engine is very rare, the described issue of the starting current limiter might only occur in very rare cases as well,” Mercedes-Benz SA said.
When you try to start the car numerous times, a high electric current could run through the starting current limiter which causes the engine to overheat and potentially catch alight.
The precautionary safety recall was issued earlier this month after 51 cars had caught alight around the world, but there have been no reported deaths or injuries so far.
The problem occurs in vehicles where the engine has been damaged or when the engine has hydrolocked.

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