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Mercedes Benz has issued a recall for its recently launched flagship model, the S-Class, pretty close from entering production. According to Business Insider, the sedan comes with shorter inner tie rods, which could lead to serious steering problems.
These rods are not reliable for proper driving, thus making the car comparatively more accident-prone, which is not something one wishes to have in a luxury car.
All the owners of the 2021 S-Class have been contacted by Mercedes Benz and have been suggested to consult an authorised dealer, where service technicians can take a look into the inner tie rods, inspect them and replace the same, if necessary that is.
These services will be provided without any payment or additional costs.
According to Business Insider, a company spokesperson stated that around 1,400 cars, which have already been delivered to customers, are being recalled for inspection, through a letter informing the owners containing the word “immediately”, which is an indication of the severity of this issue, at least to some extent.
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The automaker said, “We apologize for this additional workshop visit and hope for your understanding”, Business Insider quoted.
For those of you unaware, the German carmaker launched the ‘Maestro Edition’ of its flagship S-class, priced at ₹1.51 crore (ex-showroom, all India) some time back. Besides this, the company also rolled out the latest version of Mercedes Me connect technology (MMC) with three new features, as per a press release issued by the same.
What are your thoughts regarding this recall? Do you think Mercedes should have opted for different inner tie rods? Let us know in the comments below.
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