Front Passenger Airbag – 2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V935
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 22


Front Passenger Air Bag may not Vent Properly

An improperly vented air bag may not protect the front passenger as expected, increasing the risk of injury.



Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain model year 2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans manufactured September 9, 2016, to September 28, 2016.

The affected vehicles have a passenger air bag that may have been manufactured with an incorrect Tether Activation Unit (TAU).

As a result, in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, the air bag may not vent properly.



DVUSA will notify owners, and authorized Mercedes-Benz Sprinter dealers will replace the front passenger air bag, free of charge.

The recall began February 8, 2017.

Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to


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