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|Recall Date||Problem Area||Recall Text|
|06/30/06||On certain passenger vehicles, under hard operating conditions, the engine compartment temperature can increase to a level which exceeds the design parameters for the alternator to not function and it will become damaged.
This will create the potential for an engine compartment fire.
Dealers will improve the engine compartment and alternator cooling, install a modified control unit and a new alternator free of charge. the recall began on june 23, 2006. owners may contact mercedes benz at 1-800-367-6372.
Mercedes benz recall no. 2006060003.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration?s vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.