Mercedes recalling 284k C-Class for taillight failure

If you are behind a newer Mercedes-Benz C-Class, you might want to pay extra attention.
From AB
RECALL Subject : Tail Lamp Dimming or Failure Report Receipt Date: APR 11, 2014 NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V177000
Component(s): Potential Number of Units Affected: 252,867 Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s) MERCEDES BENZ C300 2008-2011 MERCEDES BENZ C350 2008-2011 MERCEDES BENZ C63 2008-2011 Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
SUMMARY: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (Mercedes) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 C300, C300 4Matic, C350, and C63 AMG vehicles manufactured January 26, 2007, through July 13, 2011. In the affected vehicles, a poor electrical ground connection may result in the dimming or failure of the tail lights.
CONSEQUENCE: Dimming or failure of the tail lights reduces the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions of stopping or turning, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY: Mercedes will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bulb holders if not previously updated and replace any corroded connectors, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification in June 2014. A second letter will be mailed when parts are available, currently expected to be in August or September 2014. Owners may contact Mercedes at 1-800-367-6372. View the attachments for this post at:
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