Mercedes-Benz V Class / Vito vans.
What are the defects?
The retaining rings of the wheel bearings on the front axle may not be correctly engaged and if so, these may drift.
What are the hazards?
In the case of a fault the ABS sensoring fault will trigger a warning display in the cockpit and the driver may also be warned by noises from the service brake. If the indicated early warning signs are disregarded, wheel loss could be experienced therefore increasing the risk of an accident for the occupants and other road users.
What should consumers do?
Consumers are asked to contact their nearest authorised Mercedes-Benz Van Retailer to arrange an inspection and rectification (if required).