DaimlerChrysler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit reportedly will offer free inspections to owners of various models equipped with Sensotronic Brake Control. The recall affects 680,000 models, including the E-Class built after March 2002, SL built after October 2001 and T-models built after March 2003. A defect in the system’s braking hydraulics is the culprit, and would lead drivers to brake sooner and harder than needed to stop their vehicle, a DC spokesman tells Reuters. DC says high-mileage ...
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