Daimler surveys 744,000 U.S. Mercedes-Benz vehicles for broken sunroofs

Daimler surveys 744,000 U.S. Mercedes-Benz vehicles for broken sunroofs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – German automaker Daimler AG said on Saturday it will survey 744,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the US from 2001 through 2011 model a long time considering the way that the sunroof glass load up could bind and speak to a peril.

The gigantic survey covers more than two dozen vehicles from C-Class, CLK-Class, CLS-Class, and E-Class model lines. The automaker said the holding between the glass board and the sliding room packaging most likely won’t meet subtleties and could provoke sunroofs isolating.

Owners who paid for fixes for the issue will have the choice to search for reimbursements from Daimler. A Mercedes-Benz USA delegate said on Saturday he didn’t have a general vehicle total for the survey.

Dealers will explore the glass board holding and displace the sliding housetop if fundamental, the association said.

A month back, Mercedes-Benz USA agreed to a $20 million regular discipline over its treatment of U.S. vehicle surveys following a year-long U.S. government assessment concerning 1.4 million looking into vehicles.

Under the arrangements of the settlement, the automaker will pay $13 million and faces another $7 million fine in case it doesn’t comply with the comprehension. The U.S. National Road Traffic Prosperity Association said the association fail to illuminate owners in an ideal way in specific audits, didn’t present all reports and didn’t dispatch at any rate two surveys in a helpful way

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