Recall Campaign – Steering Column Ground – 2012-2018 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V627
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 495,290

 

Inadvertent Driver Air Bag Deployment

If the driver air bag inadvertently deploys, it can increase the risk of injury and a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling these vehicles: 2014-2018 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, CLA45 AMG 4Matic, 2015-2018 GLA250, GLA250 4Matic, GLA45 AMG 4Matic, C300 4Matic, C63S AMG, 2012-2014 C250, C350, C300 4Matic, E550 4Matic, 2013-2014 C63 AMG, 2012-2015 C250 Coupe, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG Coupe, 2013-2015 C350 4Matic Coupe, GLK250 4Matic BlueTec, GLK350, GLK350 4Matic, 2016-2017 C350e, C43 AMG, 2015 C400 4Matic, 2016-2018 C63 AMG, GLC300, GLC300 4Matic, 2017-2018 C300 Coupe, C300 4Matic Coupe, C43 AMG, C63 AMG Coupe, C63S AMG Coupe, C300 Cabriolet, C300 4Matic Cabriolet, C43 AMG Cabriolet, C63 AMG Cabriolet, C63S AMG Cabriolet, GLC300 4Matic Coupe, GLC43 AMG, GLC43 AMG Coupe, 2014 E350 Coupe, E350 4Matic Coupe, E350 Cabriolet, E400 Hybrid, 2015-2017 E400 Coupe, E400 4Matic Coupe, E400 Cabriolet, 2014-2017 E550 Coupe, E550 Cabriolet, B250e, 2014-2016 E250 BlueTec, E63 AMG 4Matic Wagon, 2012-2013 E350 BlueTec, 2012-2016 E350, E350 4Matic, 2015-2016 E400, E400 4Matic, 2012 E63 AMG, 2014-2015 E250 4Matic BlueTec, 2013-2016 E350 Wagon, 2017 GLC300d 4Matic, and 2018 GLC350e 4Matic. The driver’s air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clockspring is broken.

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Loss of Electronic Power Steering Assist – 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V595
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 3

 

Loss of Electronic Power Steering Assist

The improperly welded pins may lose contact, deactivating the power steering assist and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vans. These vehicles have electrical power steering control units with improperly welded contact pins.

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Driveshaft Catch Strap Not Installed – 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500/3500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V592
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 109

 

Driveshaft Catch Strap Not Installed

A loose driveshaft may strike and puncture the gas tank, resulting in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500/3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank.

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Loss of Power Steering Assist – 2017 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V574
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 4

 

Loss of Power Steering Assist

The improperly welded pins may lose contact, deactivating the power steering assist and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling one 2017 C43 AMG, one E300 4Matic sedan, one GLC300, and one E43 AMG 4Matic sedan. These vehicles have electrical power steering control units with improperly welded contact pins.

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ECU Software May Cause Engine Shut Down – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE43 Coupe & 2017 AMG GLE43

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V506
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,322

 

ECU Software May Cause Engine Shut Down

If the engine shuts down, there is increased the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 AMG GLE43 Coupe, and 2017 AMG GLE43 vehicles.

The engine control unit and transmission control unit software may have compatibility conflicts and cause the engine to shut-down while the driver brakes to a stop, or accelerates following an ECO start.

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