A Mercedes C-Class recall campaign is not exactly the best way to start the new year. The German carmaker has announced that 28,452 vehicles are affected.
According to Mercedes’ statement, the models targeted by the recall were produced between January 27, 2014 and December 1, 2014.
The reason behind this campaign is not severe and it is not putting Mercedes’ customers in any danger. Apparently it all comes down to an error with the electric power steering control unit software.
NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) concluded that the recalled C-Class models may suffer a loss of electric power steering, therefore increasing the risk of a crash since the car becomes harder to maneuver.
Only C300 and C400 4Matic owners are being notified to go to their local Mercedes repair shops and receive the needed glitch correction.
They will receive an update for the power steering software, all free of charge. As already said, we’re talking about 28,452 vehicles.