1972 MERCEDES BENZ 350SL Recall - Recall ID 23367

1972 MERCEDES BENZ 350SL Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 71V225000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: MERCEDES BENZ 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: 350SL 
Model Year: 1972 
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Mfg Component Desc: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION) 
Mfg Involved in Recall: MERCEDES-BENZ USA, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 07-01-71 through 10-01-71 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 89 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 11-26-71 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC. 
Report Recieved Date: 12-09-71 
Record Creation Date: 10-12-79 
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Notes: MERCEDES BENZ CAMPAIGN NO.PRODUCED JULY 1971 TO OCT.1971. POSSIBILITYTHAT SEAT RAIL BOLTS MAY NOT BE PROPERLY TIGHTENE D, LOOSE BOLTS MAY NOTPROVIDE SATISFACTORY SUPPORT DURING EME RGENCY DRIVING CONDITION.(CORRECT BYINSPECTING AND PROPERLYTIGHTENING WHERE NECESSARY.) POSSIBILITY THAT HOODCATCH MA Y ALLOW HOOD TO OPEN WHILE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION.(CORRECT BYINSTALLING NEWLY DESIGNED HOOD CATCH.) MODIFIED TO INSURE PR OPERREINFORCEMENT OF THE LOWEST OF REINFORCEMENT OF LOWEST OFTHREE STEERING GEARBOX MOUNTING POINTS.THIS WILL INCREASESERVICE LIFE OF THAT GASKET ON FUELGAUGE SENDING UNIT IN GASO LINE TANK MAY GAUGE SENDINGUNIT IN GASOLINE TANK MAYLEAK.TH IS WOULD PERMIT LEAKAGE OF POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS FUMES IN VEHI CLE.(CORRECT BY REPLACING GASKET WITH IMPROVED TYPE GASKET. ) POSSIBILITY THATTHREE HEXAGONAL BOLTS OF LOWER POWER STEER ING BOX COVER MAY BE LOOSE AND COULDCAUSE STEERING.(CORRECTBY INSPECTING AND RETIGHTENING BOLTS).STEERING.(CORRECT B Y INSPECTING AND RETIGHTENING BOLTS.BY I 
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1972 MERCEDES BENZ 350SL Recall - Recall ID 23367 for MERCEDES BENZ 350SL STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

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