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Mercedes-Benz recalls various GLE and GLS class vehicles

A ground connection bolt may not be secured properly

Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG 4Matic Coupe
Photo source: Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 21,306 of the following vehicles:

  • Model year 2020-2022 GLE450, GLS450,
  • Model year 2021-2022 AMG GLE53,
  • Model year 2020-2021 GLE580, GLS580,
  • Model year 2021 AMG GLE63, Maybach GLS600 &AMG GLS63.

A ground cable bolt for the 48V ground connection under the front passenger seat may not be secured properly. This can cause the electrical cable to overheat. An overheated electrical cable can increase the risk of a fire.

What to do

Dealers will inspect and tighten the ground cable bolt -- as necessary -- free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on June 7, 2022.

Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at (800) 367-6372.

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