Mercedes-Benz recalls nearly 300,000 SUVs, issues ‘don’t drive’ order

US National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued recalls from May 5-12, including a Mercedes-Benz recall of 292,287 units and a Hyundai recall of 215,171 units.

Mercedes has gone so far as to issue a “no drive” order for SUVs made between 2006 and 2012, urging owners to tow their vehicles to the nearest dealer due to an issue with the potential build-up of moisture and corrosion in the unit’s brake-booster housing, which can hamper brake performance and cause in a possible malfunction.

See this week’s list of car recalls of ten or more units below, or search USA TODAY’s car recall database for more information:


Chrysler Corporation (FCA US, LLC) is recalling 2021 Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee WK, 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles equipped with the 3.6-liter engines. The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) valve may remain open, resulting in an unexpected loss of engine power. 1308 units are affected. Read more

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