Mercedes-Benz ML and GLE recalled over wiper fault

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TAGS Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Mercedes-Benz SUV Recalls Prestige & Luxury Cars Mercedes-Benz ML and GLE recalled over wiper fault 20 November 2015 by Richard Berry · CarsGuide 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Mercedes-Benz is recalling its ML and GLE SUVs due to a concern the windscreen wipers may fail.The fault involves the battery cable, which if incorrectly positioned may come in contact with the wiper arm. If this were to happen a short circuit could occur and may disable the wipers. Wiper failure in wet conditions could lead to impaired visibility and pose a safety hazard to the driver.  The recall affects all ML and facelifted and renamed GLE variants made between February 1, 2015 and October 30, 2015 with a total of 879 vehicles needing the fix.A spokesperson for Mercedes-Benz Australia said they are not aware of any incidents connected to the fault. Owners will be notified by mail and advised on where to take their vehicle to have the fault rectified at no cost.This is the 11th recall this year for Mercedes-Benz Australia. Most recently the German carmaker recalled its S63 Coupe following the discovery that the front seat belts may not work properly during an accident due to incorrect fitment. Related articles 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLE Coupe review | Australian first drive25 September 2015 by Paul Gover 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350d review | first drive10 July 2015 by John Carey 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe review | first drive26 June 2015 by John Carey 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE | new car sales price24 June 2015 by Aiden Taylor GLE Coupe kicks off Benz's year of the SUV19 June 2015 by John Carey What to read next Comments Related articles 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLE Coupe review | Australian first drive25 September 2015 by Paul Gover 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350d review | first drive10 July 2015 by John Carey 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe review | first drive26 June 2015 by John Carey 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE | new car sales price24 June 2015 by Aiden Taylor GLE Coupe kicks off Benz's year of the SUV19 June 2015 by John Carey Related pages Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Mercedes-Benz SUV Related cars for sale Search Mercedes-Benz cars for sale Search Mercedes-Benz M-Class cars for sale Search Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class cars for sale Get the latest news, reviews and advice every week '); }