2013 Mercedes benz S550 Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2013 Mercedes benz S550 Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1494420
 Internal NHTSA #11123895
 ManufacurerMercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
 BrandMERCEDES BENZ
 ModelS550
 Model Year2013
 File date05/06/18
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI just had a very expensive repair done to my 2013 s550; replacing the engine harness, on a car that was looked after like my own child! Oil changes regularly, service a and service b as soon as the light went on, absolutely no reason why this sort of damage should have happened on a perfectly well-maintained vehicle. A repair that set me back $6,800. 00 that i did not have at the time. Through friends and colleagues i was told that i should reach out to mb usa regional representative and ask for assistance. I was told that this was potentially a design flaw. Sadly, they no longer come to the phone and the customer service individual i spoke to decided that since i do not have an extended warranty with mb, there is little they will do for me. Perhaps if the mechanics at fletcher jones mercedes benz in las vegas who serviced my car when i brought it in, would have bothered to look at what was done on previous visits, or if they would have maybe paid a bit more attention to my comment that
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure63000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLAS VEGAS, NV
VIN pattern WDDNG7DB1DAXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase30/11/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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