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Mercedes Benz C230 1999
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 10, 1998
Location:
Chicago, IL

suspension system is faulty. whenever weight exceeded 180 lbs. or more in front passenger's side, the vehicle would shift to the right. while whenever weight exceeded 200 lbs. or more, the vehicle rear end would appear to be dragging. dealer notified and refused to acknowledge the problem. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBHA24G3XA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz Ml320 1998
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 04, 1997
Location:
Los Angelos, CA

the consumer has been experiencing problems with automatic transmission/motor/ power windows/ door handles and panels, and suspension system. consumer has been experiencing these problems ever since vehicle was purchased. the manufacturer has been contacted. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4JGAB54E4WA. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz Sl Class 1998
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Location:
Grosse Ile, MI

suspension failed.

Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1997. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz C220 1998
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Location:
Carmichael, CA

the car is extremely unsteady on the freeways when driving about 70-78 or more miles per hour. this happens when a breeze hits the car or when passing big trucks. the car will sometimes vear over to the warning bumps even with both hands on the wheel.it has been in for attempted (about 8) repairs since it was one month "old". dealer drives have been negative.husband and wife both experience problems.this happens too often to be safe on the freeway despite dealers negative drive . i keep my hands at 10/2 but it will swerve by itself to the warning track bumps. i expect some small movement with big trucks and large wind gusts but this is not what is happening.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBHA23GOWA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Mercedes Benz C220 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Mercedes Benz 320 1997
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Sept 13, 1999
Location:
Sazannah, GA

when driving at 40 the vehicle is shaking and the rubber is pulling away from the tires on the vehicle. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz 500 2000
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 27, 1999
Location:
Canoga Park, CA

while driving the vehicle between 55-65 mph, the vehicle goes into a violent vibration, that could cause driver to lose control of the vehicle. vehicle was brought to the dealership. the rear brake drum assembly is reaching extreme temperature., causing metal parts to crystalize and the rubber to burn. the whole rear axle breaking system has been replaced by dealership. please provide any further information. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBNG75J1YA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz Slk230 1999
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1999
Location:
Topeka, KS

vehicle experiencing ongoing problem with pulling to either side whenever brakes were applie. vehicle been in /out of dealer shop on two occasions, and dealerinformed consumer that was a normal characteristic of that vehicle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBKK47F2XF. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz S500 2000
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Location:
Conaga Park, CA

driving at 55-65 mph violent vibration occurs causing difficulty in control, rear brakes as well as emergency brake pads freeze during vibration due to automatic self-adjustment of emergency brakes. mjs

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Mercedes Benz Clk320 1999
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 01, 1998
Location:
Aventura, FL

vehicle has been to dealer for repairs 20 times. 3 times for convertible top not going down. driver's window would not shut, stopped 4 inches short of being closed. stitching on interior is coming apart, and there was rattling in front and rear of vehicle.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBLK65G0XT. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Mercedes Benz CLK320 1999 Suspension Transmission Type: AUTO.

Mercedes Benz 320 1997
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1997
Location:
Placerville, CA

since purchase vehicle has been pulling to right. took to dealer 4- 5 times, did wheel alignment and changed tires. vehicle will not retain a wheel alignment, constantly pulls to right. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBJF55F4VA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 31, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Mercedes Benz 320 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Mercedes Benz 320 1997 Suspension Transmission Type: AUTO.

Mercedes Benz 320 1994
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Location:
Melbourne, FL

consumer states vehicle vibrates at speeds over 35 mph, vehicle was taken to dealership for a front end alignment, dealer states they corrected the problem but front end still vibrates, after 4000 miles the michelin tires had severe wear and required replacement, after 20000 miles the right front tire showed signs of dry rot cracks, consumer was advised by a local gas station to replace these tires immediately, just recently consumer had to replace tires again due to uneven wear, possible suspension problem is cause of wearing tires. *jb

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Mercedes Benz Cl Class 2002
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 31, 2001
Location:
Pinehurst, NC

while driving vehicle home from the dealership, a light on instrument panel came on, stating "unsafe to drive vehicle." dealership examined vehicle and determined that "automatic body control system" for suspension had malfunctioned, this caused the left rear portion of frame to drop down.*ak the dealer replaced two valves and when the vehicle was returned to consumer the vehicle had an oil leak of over two quarts, consumer returned vehicle to dealership and a replacement vehicle was ordered which is expected to be delivered in late november.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBPJT8J52A. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 31, 2001. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Mercedes Benz CL CLASS 2002 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Mercedes Benz CL CLASS 2002 Suspension Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Mercedes Benz 300 Series 1991
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 06, 1995
Location:
Santa Fe, NM

formanic transfer case failed, was replaced at 42718 miles, formanic light came on, had transfer case replaced a second time on 1/10/01 at 84,000 miles, however, failed to work properly, failure of internal bearings, caused a loss of steering and braking power. took vehicle back to dealer, where mechanic attempted to repair for a third time. dealer urged consumer to dispose of vehicle wholesale, not worth repairing.*ak the right front door window switch was replaced. low coolant light came on with coolant in system due to coolant level sensor failure. wiper inserts were replaced. windshield failed and was replaced. battery was loose. front differential out put seal was leaking. right front axle shaft boot was leaking. front and rear brake rotors and pads were replaced. the left and right front bearings were replaced. head light failed. the vehicle experienced grinding noise when turning corners. mono belt was replaced. both side rear windows were leaking. front sway bar was loose. the cooling fan malfunctioned. middle seat were hard to fold down. vehicle vibrated at highway speed, idler arm bushing was replaced, front wheels shimmy, gas pedal needs to be pushed to the floor, parts were missing from the right side of the trunk, vehicle had a problem with shifting into second gear, rear lamp was out, head was gasket replaced. the consumer is requesting for reimbursement of the repairs, car rental expenses and loss on sale of the vehicle. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBED90EMF1. Vehicle was purchased on June 12, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Mercedes Benz 300 SERIES 1991 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Mercedes Benz 300 SERIES 1991 Suspension Transmission Type: AUTO.

Mercedes Benz C Class 2002
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 29, 2001
Location:
Riverview, FL

vehicle would wander to right when driven. vehicle been in dealer shop on four occasions, and problem still reoccurring. feel free to provide any further information concerning this matter.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBRF64J72F. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz 240 2001
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
June 15, 2001
Location:
Quebec, CD

there is a vibration in steering wheel when vehicle travels at or over 60 km to 70 km. problem only happens at those speeds. contacted dealer, and the dealer is not willing to do anyting. *ak consumer adds that dealer has accepted to re-evaluate vehicle. *tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBRF6J61SO. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Mercedes Benz 240 2001 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Mercedes Benz 240 2001 Suspension Transmission Type: AUTO.

Mercedes Benz S430 2001
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 2002
Location:
Rancho Mirage, CA

vehicle will start to shake when traveling at 50 mph and higher. entire vehicle will shake, not just the steering. contacted dealer, and dealer replaced the driveshaft, but the problem still occurring. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBNG70J21A. Original Owner. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Mercedes Benz C Class 2002
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Location:
Havel, MA

while starting vehicle there is constant vibration until vehicle has heated up approximately 20 minutes. dealer has been notified, mechanic has not found what was causing the problem. while in repair dealer provided several rental cars to consumer, and all of the rental cars were experiencing the same problem. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDERF64J52E. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel type: gas.

Mercedes Benz C Class 2001
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Jan 12, 2001
Location:
St. Augustine, FL

c240 model. there is vibration and a slapping noise while driving at speeds of 35-70 mph. the steering wheel shakes excessively as well. tires were replaced, wheel alignment was performed and camber / caster were adjusted however problem still exist. consumer was then told that his driving habits and the variable weather changes caused the problem. *tt

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBRF61J31F. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 70 mph.

Mercedes Benz C Class 2002
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 2001
Location:
Espanola, NM

vehicle has experienced one flat tire and one blowout, no tire information given, consumer states that the vehicle shakes when driving over 60 mph. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WDBRF61JX2F. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 2002. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Mercedes Benz Ml320 2002
Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 10, 2003
Location:
Stony Point, NY

while driving between 40 and 60 mph the entire body of the vehicle shook. *nlm

Mileage was 96000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4JGAB54E12A. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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