2020 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE350 and GLE450 vehicles. The lighting control unit may malfunction and cause the left exterior reverse light to remain illuminated after the transmission is shifted into a different gear. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
HazardIf the reverse light remains illuminated in a gear other than reverse, it may cause confusion about the driver's intention to other motorists, and increase the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionMBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lighting control unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 6, 2021. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.