Mercedes-Benz is recalling greater than 3,000 all-electric autos bought in China in two completely different actions, in accordance with CnEVPost, quoting bulletins from China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR).
The primary recall consists of 2,324 EQS all-electric sedans that have been imported to China as a result of the electrical drive module might deactivate on account of a software program problem, which might result in a lack of energy, doubtlessly rising the danger of a crash.
As per the recall discover, the affected autos have been manufactured between June 14, 2021, and July 8, 2022, and the repair is a software program replace that will likely be carried out freed from cost on the firm’s approved sellers.
The second recall is for an additional batch of 1,051 imported EQS models that have been assembled between June 14, 2021, and February 16, 2022, which can have a difficulty with the high-voltage battery administration system, the place the driving force doesn’t get a warning when there’s a battery malfunction. Furthermore, 16,500 China-made inside combustion C-Class and E-Class models are a part of the identical recall.
To repair the problem, the German carmaker will replace the software program of the battery administration system freed from cost by way of its native seller community.
Final month, Mercedes-Benz issued one other recall for over 30,000 imported S-Class and EQS autos in China due to an Digital Stability Program (ESP) software program drawback.
Moreover, the Stuttgart-based automaker issued two related remembers for US-bound EVs in June: one for a fault within the software program administration response logic of sure EQE, EQS, and EQS SUV autos, and one other for a attainable fault within the ESP monitoring software program that impacts a distinct batch of fashions, together with the EQS 450 and EQS 580.
In China, the Mercedes-Benz EQS all-electric sedan was launched in December 2021 and at present has a beginning worth of 881,000 yuan, which is roughly $122,700 at present alternate charges. In the US, the EQS begins at $104,400 (excluding supply cost) for the EQS 450+ trim that provides 329 horsepower and 417 pound-feet of torque from a rear-mounted completely excited synchronous electrical motor, whereas the EPA-estimated vary is 350 miles.