Front Passenger Airbag Deactivated – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V903
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 47,799

 

Classification System may Deactivate Air Bag

If the front passenger air bag does not deploy as necessary in the event of a crash, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic Bluetec, GL550 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe, GLE450 4Matic, 2016 GLE300D 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350D 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE550E 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, and 2017 GLS63 AMG vehicles manufactured April 23, 2014, to May 10, 2016.

The front passenger seat Occupant Classification System (OCS) calibration may be incorrect, and as a result, the system can incorrectly classify the occupant as a child seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag.

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Improperly Assembled Axle Carrier Bolts – 2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V900
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 48

 

Improperly Assembled Axle Carrier Bolts

If any of the remaining front or rear axle bolts fracture, the vehicle may be unstable, reducing the handling capability and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 GL350 4Matic Blutec, GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic, ML250 Blutec, ML350, ML350 4Matic, ML400 4Matic and 2015-2016 GL63 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured September 29, 2014 through March 27, 2015.

The affected vehicles have axle bolts on the front and/or rear drive axle carriers that may not have been assembled correctly. As a result, the remaining bolts may fracture.

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Brake Booster Vacuum Line Connector May Break – 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V901
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 10

 

Brake Booster Vacuum Line Connector May Break

If the vehicles unexpectedly need increased pressure on the brake pedal to apply the brakes, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2014 CLA250 vehicles manufactured December 14, 2012, to April 24, 2013 equipped with gasoline engines.

The affected vehicles have a fitting that connects the vacuum line to the brake booster which may break causing increased forced to be needed to apply the brakes.

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Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist – 2013-2016 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V899
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 70

 

Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist

If the control unit pins lose connection, there would be a loss of electric power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. The increase in pin contact resistance can also increase the risk of a fire, even while the vehicle is parked and ignition is off.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 SL550, 2013-2014 SL63 AMG, 2014-2016 E350, 2014 E350 Cabriolet, E350 Coupe, 2014-2015 S550, 2015 E350 Bluetec, 2015-2016 E400, 2016 E550 Coupe, and Maybach S600 vehicles manufactured August 23, 2012, to August 14, 2015.

The affected vehicles use an electric power steering system that may have improperly soldered contacts inside the control unit, potentially resulting in the power steering system deactivating while driving.

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Seats may Unexpectedly Move – 2016 Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 & 3500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V853
Component(s): SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 28

Manufacturer: Midwest Automotive Designs, LLC

 

SUMMARY:

Midwest Automotive Designs, LLC (Midwest) is recalling certain model year 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles manufactured July 1, 2016, to September 30, 2016, equipped with certain left side seat adjusters, model number 486077 manufactured by Atwood.

The affected seat adjusters may allow the seats to move in the event of a crash.

As such, these adjusters fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages”, and 207 “Seating Systems.”

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