An engine oil leak can spill on to the road and cause slippery road conditions. Additionally, if the engine runs out of oil it can cause an engine stall while driving. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V173000 Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. Components ENGINE Potential Number of Units Affected 9,791
Summary Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 S560 and Maybach S560 vehicles equipped with 4.0L 8-cylinder gasoline-engines. Two engine oil plugs may not withstand high engine loads while driving, possibly resulting in an engine oil leak.
Remedy MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil plugs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 19, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.