Current vehicle recall MERCEDES-BENZ: Everything about the affected vehicles and what you can do now

Current vehicle recall MERCEDES-BENZ: Everything about the affected vehicles and what you can do now


MERCEDES-BENZ is currently recalling the vehicle. You can read here which vehicles are affected and why they are being recalled.

Did you know that in Germany, according to the Product Liability Act, every manufacturer is obliged to warn about the risks arising from their products in order to avoid the so-called “damage to third parties”? This can be done by removing the product from the market or by warning against the (specific) use of the product.
For EQE class A safety warning was published by MERCEDES-BENZ on January 20, 2023. We take a close look at products from Germany and the associated risks.

Note in MERCEDES-BENZ: These models are highlighted

Kinds of products passenger cars from the category cars were manufactured by MERCEDES-BENZ, however the warning only applies to the E2EQEW, e1.2018/8580003600 from EQE Class* refers. The defective products were manufactured between November 30, 2021 and March 7, 2022. The products are described as follows: “car-car”

What exactly is RAPEX?

The following processed information comes from the “Rapid Exchange of Information System” (abbreviation: RAPEX). This is the European rapid alert system for consumer protection, where information from member countries about dangerous or potentially dangerous consumer products can be exchanged. The European Commission publishes a weekly report on current RAPEX warnings, which can be viewed online as an overview.

“EQE-Class” from MERCEDES-BENZ – What is the risk of the product?

The warning type “Danger of injury” is used for products from MERCEDES-BENZ, where a high risk is reported with an article about the level of warning. RAPEX describes the alert level in more detail. So it says here: “The product does not comply with regulations on the approval and market surveillance of vehicles and vehicle trailers as well as systems, components and different technical units that are intended for these vehicles.” The manufacturer himself reported: “Due to an incorrect version of the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) software, certain maneuvers such as braking on ice or snow may cause the vehicle to sway, which increases the risk of an accident.”

Car recall: Where can I return the product?

Concrete measures are currently being taken in response to the product warning. Similar models are now being recalled. If your car from one remember affected, please contact an authorized dealer. They can check the case through the main database and help you with the return. For other countries, there is currently no information as to whether there was a warning for the article here as well.

Product description at a glance

product example types production time remember the rules Installation bar code
EQE class E2EQEW, e12018/85800036*00 11/30/2021 – 3/7/2022 not specified not specified not specified

For more information on product warnings, see here.

+++ Editorial note: This text was automatically generated based on current data from RAPEX. If you have any comments or questions, please contact zettel@news.de. +++

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