Mercedes-Benz is recalling approximately 292,287 model-year 2006-2012 ML-Class, GL-Class, and R-Class vehicles due to a brake issue. Moisture may accumulate and cause corrosion in the brake booster housing unit, which could result in either reduced braking performance or total brake failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled vehicles include:

2007 Mercedes-Benz AMG R63
2007-2009 Mercedes-Benz GL320
2010-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL350
2007-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL450
2008-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL550
2007-2009 Mercedes-Benz ML320
2006-2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
2010-2011 Mercedes-Benz ML450
2006-2007 Mercedes-Benz ML500
2008-2011 Mercedes-Benz ML550
2007-2009 Mercedes-Benz R320
2006-2007 Mercedes-Benz R500
2007-2011 Mercedes-Benz AMG ML63
2006-2012 Mercedes-Benz R350
2008 Mercedes-Benz R550

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on May 27, 2022. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 800-367-6372 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.

To resolve the issue, dealers will inspect and replace the brake booster, as necessary. Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the remedy has been performed.

Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.

Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.