Autoblog reports that nearly 7,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the USA are being recalled for potentially leaky fuel filters.The diesel versions of the 2011 E-Class, GL-Class, M-Class, and R-Class, as well as the 2012 S-Class, manufactured between January 2010 and April 2011 are being recalled.

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NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), USA says fuel filters on affected vehicles “may develop leaks from the area around the heating component.” Mercedes-Benz USA will be contacting owners for free inspection and replacement, beginning in November.

We’ll keep you posted on whether the issue affects models sold in India.