PhotoMercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 72 model year 2017 E300, S65 AMG Coupe, S550, S65 AMG Cabriolet, S550 Cabriolet, S550e, S65 AMG, and Mercedes-Maybach S600 vehicles.

A transistor within the power steering control unit may overheat resulting in the power steering system being disabled, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering rack, replace it as necessary, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin in January 2018.

Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

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