2018-2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS, E-Class and AMG GT 4-Door recalled


A manufacturing defect may have caused damage to the transmission wiring harness, leading to a short circuit.

Jordan Mulach

2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS.

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 680 examples of its 2018-2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS, E-Class and Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe, citing a fault with the transmission wiring harness in the three vehicles.

The recall notice, lodged with the Department of Infrastructure, says: “Due to a manufacturing defect the transmission wiring harness may be damaged.

“The damage can allow moisture into the wiring harness, which may cause a short circuit resulting in a vehicle fire.

“A vehicle fire could increase the risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users, bystanders, and/or damage to property.

Date of recall notice5 September 2022
ModelCLS, E-Class and AMG GT 4-Door Coupe
Vehicles affected680
VIN listClick here to download the list of affected VINs
Contact linkDetails below.

A full list of vehicle identification numbers for the 680 vehicles involved in the recall can be found here.

Mercedes-Benz Australia advises owners of affected vehicles to contact their nearest authorised Mercedes-Benz dealership to have the work carried out as soon as possible free of charge.

Owners can use Mercedes-Benz Australia’s online booking service by clicking here.

To have your vehicle checked, find your closest Mercedes-Benz dealership by clicking here.

Jordan Mulach

Jordan Mulach is Canberra/Ngunnawal born, currently residing in Brisbane/Turrbal. Joining the Drive team in 2022, Jordan has previously worked for Auto Action, MotorsportM8, The Supercars Collective and TouringCarTimes, WhichCar, Wheels, Motor and Street Machine. Jordan is a self-described iRacing addict and can be found on weekends either behind the wheel of his Octavia RS or swearing at his ZH Fairlane.

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