Mercedes-Benz Australia recalls 30,105 cars

  • Thursday 1st January 1970

C-Class, CLK, CLS and E-Class vehicles sold between 2000 and 2010 have been recalled, with the German manufacturer citing defects relating to sunroof anchorage.

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall on a total of 30,105 cars, citing an issue with the anchorage of the sunroof glass panel to the sliding roof frame.

The affected models are the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, CLK, CLS and E-Class, with model years between 2000 and 2010.

The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says that “the bonding between the sunroof glass panel and the sliding roof frame on some vehicles might not meet specifications and the glass panel may separate from the vehicle”

“If the glass panel separates from the vehicle, there is a risk of an accident resulting in injury or death of other road users,” the German manufacturer added in the notice.

Affected cars were sold between 3 January, 2000, and 31 July, 2010.

Above: 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK with sunroof

CarAdvice has contacted Mercedes-Benz Australia to check if it has reported any incidents locally. We will update this story with their response.

Earlier this year Mercedes-Benz recalled 2019 A-Class vehicles over similar concerns relating to the sunroof’s anchorage. It is unclear if this was exactly the same issue.

A full list of vehicle identification numbers for the 30,105 cars involved in the most recent recall can be found here.

To have your vehicle checked, find your closest Mercedes-Benz dealership by clicking here.