Mercedes-Benz Recalls Check

Find the latest news and information on recent Mercedes-Benz recalls

A VIN number, or Vehicle Identification Number is a 17-digit number, that serves as the car's unique identity code.
For most vehicles, you can find the VIN on your front driver’s side interior dashboard or the driver’s side door post. Alternatively, you may find it on the vehicle’s insurance and ownership documents.
Example: WDCTG4GB3HJ338497

Mercedes-Benz is one of the most sought-after premium automobile manufacturers in Germany and all over the world. Created in 1926, this trademark conquered the world market and, without any exaggeration, «Mercedes 600» became a common noun which means “a dream car”.

It’s perfect if you can afford a new Mercedes-Benz car, but if not, you have a chance to purchase a used one. The choice of used cars is vast and you can pick out anything you think about.

But here is an issue: there are too many car owners who would like to sell their recalled cars not even telling the potential consumers about this.

Mind that several months ago, Mercedes-Benz recalled 1 million of their cars. The reason was in the starter parts of these automobiles: they aren’t reliable enough, overheat easily and may cause fires, especially when it's too hot outside. In spring 2017, Mercedes-Benz reported 51 fires, 30 of which occurred in the USA. There were no reports of injuries, but such quantity of accidents was sufficient enough for the company to decide on such a step.

In most cases, a vehicle is recalled when its manufacturer notices serious defects and does not match the safety standards. If the defect is replaceable or repairable, a manufacturer has to fix it for free. But do you really want to bother yourself with this all? The benefit of buying a recalled car is its attractive price, but before you car receives all necessary reconditioning, ages may pass, and you want to drive it right now, don’t you? The best way here is to do a Mercedes Benz recall check in order to make yourself sure if the car is recalled or not.

Mercedes Benz Recalls Check

Doing a Mercedes-Benz recall VIN check online is quite easy: simply print the 17-digit VIN number of the car into the search window of any VIN check site and press the “Enter” button.

All the background of your car will be before your eyes, including the recall information. But you should remember such aspects as:

  • Usually, the recall information is included in the standard data set displayed in the VIN check report, but only in the case that the recall is incomplete on the car. If the car has already been repaired due to a recall, the information about this may not be found on a VIN check site.
  • You’ll discover if the vehicle has been repaired during the last 15 years due to being recalled, but it’s much harder to find data about the recent recalls.
  • Fortunately, Mercedes-Benz is a major car brand and the information about all those items which were recalled in March this year can already be found online. But if it were a minor or a super-luxury brand, the recall lookup would probably be no success.
  • Since the brand is international, it will be harder for you to find all the most recent information about Mercedes-Benz recalls on American sites.

Mercedes-Benz, a German company that produces vehicles, was founded in 1926. At present, it is a subsidiary of the concern Daimler-Benz. The headquarters is in Stuttgart.

Mercedes Jelinek was the daughter of a wealthy Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek, who was fond of cars. In 1901, the 11-year-old Mercedes demanded from her father that all the automobiles he will ever purchase should be named after her.

This company is very responsible about everything that does. We have already mentioned the million of recalled Mercedes-Benz cars: this is a real record among car manufacturers.

We wish you success in choosing a dream car. Be vigilant and never forget about VIN check!