All Mercedes-Benz X-Class utes sold in Australia recalled due to axle oil leak

More than 6000 examples of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute have been recalled after a rear axle oil leak was discovered, with the lubricant posing a risk of reducing braking performance.

Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia has recalled 6117 examples of its Mercedes-Benz X-Class, following the discovery of an oil leak from the dual-cab ute’s rear axle which could affect its braking performance.

The recall affects every example of the X-Class sold in Australia by Mercedes-Benz between early-2018 and May 2020 – encompassing the short-lived model’s run in local showrooms – though it does not affect its Nissan Navara twin.

The recall notice

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