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Mercedes-Benz Engines Can Catch Fire; Daimler AG Recalls One Million Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz Engines Can Catch Fire; Daimler AG Recalls One Million Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz, owned by Daimler AG, has announced the recall of around one million of their vehicles worldwide over a potential fire hazard. The German automaker told U.S. Authorities that they have received 30 reports of their engines catching fire in the U.S. leading to the recall of 354,434 vehicles. Around 650,000 additional vehicles were recalled internationally after 21 fires were reported outside of the U.S. The fires have been linked to a transmission error that prevents the engine from turning over properly. The automaker said that the motor can overheat when the driver repeatedly tries to turn on the engine, which can then allegedly cause a fire in the motor. No injuries were reported at the time of the recall.

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls Diesel Models for Potential Fuel Leak, Lawsuits

Mercedes-Benz Recalls Diesel Models for Potential Fuel Leak, Lawsuits

In a recent recall notice reported by Consumer Reports, the consumer safety resource explained that Mercedes-Benz has instigated a recall of 6,872 vehicles due to a fuel filter that may leak near the area where the heating component sits. This fuel leak could lead to a potentially lethal fire, due to its presence near a possiblel source of ignition.

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