BEIJING: Mercedes-Benz will recall greater than 660,000 cars in China later this yr for a conceivable oil leak.
A seal between a high-pressure gas pump and a low-pressure gas pipe may weaken through the years, permitting oil to leak when the engine begins in chilly climate, consistent with a realize printed remaining week at the web site of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation.
The professional Xinhua News Agency reported the recall Sunday.
The recall of 668,954 cars will start on Dec. 18. It comprises a number of fashions made between February 2013 and June 2017 together with C-class, E-class, V-class, GLK-class, CLS-class, SLC-class, GLC SUV and VS20 VITO cars.
Most of the cars have been made in China via Beijing Benz Automotive Co. About 12,500 have been constructed via Fujian Benz Automotive Co. and about 36,000 have been imported.
Dealers will exchange inaccurate portions at no cost.
The announcement follows any other recall that started remaining month of four,653 imported Mercedes G-class sedans that had unsuitable child-safety lock labels, Xinhua mentioned.
Those cars have been manufactured between Feb. 14, 2018, and Sept. 24, 2019.