2014-2015 Fortwo Coupe and Convertibe, 2014 Fortwo Electric Coupe
Mercedes-Benz is calling back 2014 and 2015 Smart Fortwo models over steering gear mounting bolts that could break over time.
The issue increases the chance of a crash since "vehicle handling could be affected" if one or both of the mounting bolts do break, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents.
Dealers are being told to replace all steering-gear mounting bolts on affected vehicles, free of charge to customers.
Injuries or Accidents:
No injuries or accidents have been reported to the NHTSA at this time.
A recall date has not been established yet by Mercedes-Benz, but owners should be on the lookout for their notices in the mail.
Number of Models Affected:
5,058- in the U.S.