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Mercedes Benz M Class Recalled

Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc.

Models: Mercedes Benz M Class Year: 2001

Number Involved: 377

Dates of Manufacture: January - February 2001

Defect: Certain of these passenger vehicles have an All Activity Module II (AAM II) with a sub-component that could cause the module to intermittently not function properly. The AAM II controls a number of systems including the high beam lights, instrument cluster, door locks, and wiper systems. This condition could cause an intermittent failure of these systems.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the AAM II. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Feb. 16, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.

[NHTSA Recall No. 01V061/Mercedes-Benz Recall No. 2001-02001]