Mercedes-Benz USA Inc. recalls 65,000 ’98 and ’99 C-Class models after receiving complaints of exploding batteries. Five C-Class owners have reported this problem and one person was injured. An explosion can occur if the battery fluid is too low, exposing electrical plates and igniting gases inside the battery, says a Mercedes spokesman. He says most of the batteries will not be replaced. Instead, Mercedes dealers will check the fluid and the auto maker will put warning labels in the ...
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