Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 AMG GT & AMG GT-C Roadster and 2018 AMG GT-S & GT Roadster vehicles equipped with AMG Performance Seats. The passenger occupant classification system (OCS) might not function properly, possibly causing the passenger frontal air bag to be incorrectly deactivated or incorrectly activated in the event of a crash.
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, and if necessary, replace the passenger seat cushion, free of charge. Owners will be notified of the recall in January 2018 and they will receive a second letter when the parts become available, currently expected to be in February 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.
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 www.safercar.gov.
|TO: Mercedes-Benz Dealer Principals, General Managers, Sales Managers, Service Managers, Parts Managers||FROM: Gregory Gunther, Department Manager, Vehicle Compliance and Analysis, Engineering Services|
|RE: Recall Campaign Initial Notification
Passenger Occupant Classification System
MY16-17 190 (AMG-GT)
|DATE: January 5, 2018|
IMPORTANT NEW RECALL CAMPAIGN INFORMATION UPDATE
INITIAL RECALL CAMPAIGN NOTIFICATION
January 5, 2018
|Campaign No. :||Campaign Desc. :||Occupant Classification System|
|TBD||PEND 190 OCS PEND 190 OCS SW|
|This is to notify you of a new Recall Campaign to update the occupant classification system software, and replace the seat cushion, if necessary, on 10 MY 2016-2017, Model 190 (AMG-GT) vehicles. Please review the recall information below. The recall campaign will be visible on the www.safercar.gov website and may generate questions from customers. Affected VINs will be flagged in VMI as “PENDING” on January 5, 2018.|
|Issue||Daimler AG, the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, has determined that on certain AMG GT vehicles (190 platform) with AMG Performance Seats, the passenger seat occupant classification system might not function as specified. The front passenger may be incorrectly classified resulting in the passenger airbag being incorrectly activated or deactivated.|
|What We’re Doing||MBUSA will conduct a voluntary recall. An authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer will update the occupant classification system software on the affected vehicles and if necessary, exchange the passenger seat cushion on the affected vehicles.|
|Parts||Parts may not be required — the repair is software based. Software is not yet available, an additional notification will be distributed once it is available for vehicle repairs.|
|Vehicle Model Year(s)||2016-2017|
|Total Recall Population||10|
|Total Vehicles in Dealer Inventory||0|
|Given this notice, it is a violation of Federal law for a dealer to sell or lease any new MY16-17 AMG-GT vehicles in dealer inventory covered by this notification until the vehicle has been repaired. Once remedy parts are available, the vehicles will be flagged as “OPEN” and Work Instructions will be available in Star TekInfo. Once the repair is complete, the vehicle may be sold or leased.
Loaner and demonstrator vehicles may continue to be driven, but must not be retailed until repaired.
Additionally, given this notice, it is a violation of Federal Law for car rental companies to rent new MY16-17 AMG-GT vehicles covered by this notification until the vehicle has been repaired.
|Customer Notification Timeline||Customer notification letters are scheduled to be mailed early January 2018.|
|AOMS/SOMS||AOMs – This recall may generate questions from your dealers. Please forward this notice to your dealers ASAP.|
|Rental Fleet Partners||This recall may affect vehicles in your fleet. Please contact your respective MBUSA fleet representative for further information and next steps. For repairs, please contact your preferred MBUSA dealer.|
|While we regret any inconvenience this may cause, MBUSA is determined to maintain a high level of vehicle quality and customer satisfaction. Please refer all customer inquiries to the Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-FOR-MERCEDES.|
January 5, 2018
January 5, 2018
|CarDAQ-Plus - PassThru J2534 Vehicle Reflash Hardware|
|CarDAQ-M Modular PassThru J2534 Vehicle Reflash Hardware|
|VSI J2534 ECU Reprogrammer|
|Autel (AULMF2534) MaxiFlash Pro|
- Windows based PC or laptop*
- J2534 compliant interface box*1*
*Must be purchased from a third party company and are not available from Mercedes-Benz USA LLC.
*1* suggested listing of J2534 interface boxes is located within the J2534 Pass-Thru User’s Manual which is posted for view without cost under the MB Workshop Resources tab on the home page of www.startekinfo.com
J2534 complaint software for Mercedes-Benz vehicles has coverage for all required functions associated to reprogramming, initialization, and fault clearing of emission control modules (engine and transmission) fitted to vehicles 2004 Model Year and newer. Additionally all access and functionality required in regard the configuration via SCN Coding and/or CVN Coding is covered.
- All control unit software (reprogramming calibrations) is contained within J2534 DVD media.
Terms and conditions
J2534 complaint software for Mercedes-Benz vehicles is purchased in 1-year license increments. During that license term the user will receive an initial software package, license key, SCN/CVN Coding information/access as well as monthly updates via DVD media.
- Additional updates of software after the 1st year can be purchased at additional cost, however are not required for the system to continue functioning.
For pricing and additional information via the internet, please refer to the information at the beginning of this section.
- 👍【Works with Autel MK908, MS908(S/Pro), MK908P, MaxiSys Elite】Autel J2534 work with these tools to program ECUs on specific BMW/ BENZ for specific functions. ★★NOTE: J2534 CANNOT directly work with these single devices. After you received the J2534, you HAVE TO send us both the S/N(12 digits) of your scanner MS908S(etc.) and J2534. So, technically, Autel engineers can help you bind J2534 with your devices. If need any supports, contact us via: 🚘auteldirect @ outlook. com🚘 !
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- ALL OF THE J2534 PROTOCOLS - This single unit has all of the protocols you need for your OEM J2534 reprogramming and diagnostics including the latest in DoIP and CanFD
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- [RIGHT TO REPAIR] - Supports 'Right to Repair' (R2R) initiatives
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- Supports Current & Earlier Vehicles: Enables diagnostics, programming and other “dealer” functions through OEM applications
- NEW Bluetooth Wireless Options Available: Providing wireless connectivity between your laptop and the Mongoose-Plus
- Expert Product Support: Staffed by technicians who understand vehicle repair and J2534 Pass‑Thru applications to help you with any technical setup questions
- Key Registration and Immobilizer Support: Using NASTF Vehicle Security Professional credentials
- 👍【2022 Newest Updates: AutoAuth Access & Cloud Service】Two long-awaited features for old customers!✅(Since June 2022)Autel original MS908S Pro scanner supports "AutoAuth" gateway access on 2018 and newer Fiat Chrysler vehicles, such as Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, etc, still growing. ✅(Support Cloud Report Management, you can upload diagnostic reports to Autel Cloud and share reports with your customers through QR Code/email/text message easily, and they can view the reports anytime.
- 👍【A Must for Garage and Workshop】If you need to program Benz/BMW, Autel MS908S Pro scanner is definitely an expert, this is what it does best! MS908S Pro is a mature product that has been tested and approved by workshops across US. Besides ECU Programming for Benz/BWM, MS908S Pro can perform ECU Coding, Active Tests, 36+ Services, All System Diagnostic, FCA “AutoAuth” Access, etc.🚦📢👉 Note: MS908S Pro is for North & South America only and supports English only.
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- 👍【Why Choose LAUNCH X431 PRO5】It is the original LAUNCH X431 scan tool, not a copy machine, also the 2022 upgraded version of CRP909X, PROS V1.0, X431 PRO3 and V+. LAUNCH X431 PRO 5, all is set to OE-level standards with 1) J2534 ECU Programming & 50+ service same as PAD V; 2) Bi-directional control + All system diagnostics as Snap-on scanner; 3) Online functions directly connect to OEM server; 4) support 150+ brands Vehicles from 1996-2022.
- 👍【J2534 Programming with Smart Box 3.0】 What is super SmartBox 3.0 VCI? Worth 1000$, Smart Box 3.0 is backed on new J2534/CANFD/DOIP, which enables you to run 14x quicker data trans and advanced OEM J2534 reprogramming for BMW, Benz, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, GW, Volvo, etc. (please reach to us for more details). It also serves as a wireless VCI allowing the vehicle to transmit data to the diagnostic tablet without a physical connection.
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- 👍【All System Diagnostics for 99% Vehicle Coverage] Serve for 150+ American, Asian, European brands, and cover 99% of vehicle models worldwide. This LAUNCH diagnostic scan tool can operate complete full-function diagnostics to all on-board systems to troubleshoot and repair all vehicle problems, including Engine, Transmission, Airbag, ABS, ESP, TPMS, Immobilizer, Gateway, Steering, Radio, Air Conditioning, etc.
- VXDIAG SVCI J2534 can compatible with SAE J2534-1 and partly compatible with SAE J2534-2. It supports most of vehicle communication protocols and can be used as PassThru device for many dealer level diagnostic software. And it can be used as a ELM327 device also, support most of ELM327 software.
- High speed host communication and Stable host communication. (with RTS/CTS flow control).Host communication is high-speed and stable, keeping the diagnosis smooth. And the programming function requires the original online account .（Not work for the Ford F serial cars, like F150,F250,F350,F450）
- [Switch on the Interface] There is a switch button on the interface. Please do press the switch button for the Module you want enter in. Pressed: works as ELM327 mode Released: works as J2534 mode
- VXDIAG SVCI J2534 is compatible with Ford / Mazda IDS,Only need to do two steps to Installs software. First,Install FVDI J2534 start software,then install the original brand vehicle software,For example, Ford, Mazda.(Before install the software,pls turn off your antivirus software )
- For software installation, please feel free to contact our online customer service.
- Fully compatible with SAE-J2534-1 & SAE-J2534-2.How to resolve "License Expired" issue? Please download latest vx manager. After download, please install the new vx manager. Then connect device to laptop, laptop connecting network, open new vx manager, click "Firmware" to update, then click "Update license" to renew.
- USB vehicle-to-PC connectivity; Firmware Updatable.CE and FCC compliance for hardware.
- All current and most legacy vehicle protocols: CAN, UART, KW2000, Class2, GM LAN, etc.
- Important Note & Packing Update - How to resolve "License Expired" issue? Please download the latest vxmanager from vxdiag official website.Use new vxmanager t update firmware and driver and then update your device authorization.Packing Update-Now package do not come with CD, please refer to the user manual for obtain software link.You can check the user manual carefully before you start using the device.If you need online techinical support,we can service for you any time.
- Note - You can turn off anti-virus program before installing the software, make sure your computer at least 4GB.Tech2win software only installed on 32bit computer and on physical system. GDS software need install on 64bit computer and use vmware machine. (Note:Please follow the video step by step installation, don't install automatically) .
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