Routing of Door Wiring Harness – 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

November 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V820000

Improperly Routed Front Door Wiring Harnessess

The damage to certain wires can impact safety features such as the side impact restraint system, the automatic unlocking of the door in the event of a crash, or the vehicle location in the event of an emergency call. These scenarios increases the risk of an injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V820

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,427

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 G550 4MATIC and G63 AMG vehicles. The front door wiring harnesses may have been improperly routed causing damage to the individual wires during opening and closing of the front doors.

 

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, modify, or replace the front door wiring harness in the event damage has occurred, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 14, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

 

Notes

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.

 

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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
Routing of Door Wiring Harness
MY19 463 (G-Class)
DATE: November 22, 2019

 

IMPORTANT RECALL CAMPAIGN INFORMATION

Please see the attached documents related to the campaign listed above.

 

Please note that all customer inquiries should be directed to the Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-FORMERCEDES.

 

Sincerely,

Gregory Gunther

Department Manager, Vehicle Compliance & Analysis


Campaign No. :  NHTSA ID Campaign Desc. : Routing of Door Wiring Harness
TBA 19V820 PEND DOOR WRG HNSS
This is to notify you of a new Recall Campaign regarding the routing door wiring harness in 2,427 Model Year (“MY”) 19 G-Class (463 platform) vehicles. 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 November 22, 2019.
Background
Issue Mercedes-Benz AG (“MBAG”), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, has determined that on certain MY 2019 G-Class vehicles (463 platform), the front door wiring harnesses might not be routed according to current production specifications. If the front door wiring harness is not routed according to current production specifications, the opening and closing of the front doors might cause individual wires to become damaged. Damage to certain wires could impact the performance of certain safety features such as the side impact restraint system, the automatic unlocking of the door in the event of a crash, or the vehicle location in the event of an emergency call. Impact to these features could increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
What We’re Doing MBUSA will conduct a voluntary recall. An authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer will modify the routing of the front door wiring harness or replace the wiring harness in the event of damages.
Parts A remedy is not yet available. An additional notification will be sent once a remedy is available.
Vehicles Affected
Vehicle Model Year(s) 2019
Vehicle Model G-Class
Vehicle Populations
Total Recall Population 2,427
Total Vehicles in Dealer Inventory 3
Given this notice, it is a violation of Federal law for a dealer to sell or lease any new MY19 G-Class vehicles in dealer inventory covered by this notification until the vehicle has been repaired.  Once the remedy is 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 MY19 G-Class vehicles covered by this notification until the vehicle has been repaired.

Next Steps/Notes
Customer Notification Timeline Customer letters will be mailed approximately one week after the remedy becomes available.
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.


2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ G550 2019
MERCEDES BENZ G63 2019

4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V820-2755.pdf 244.817KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- Recall Campaign Initial Notification Routing of Door Wiring Harness MY19 463 (G-Class)

RCMN-19V820-6585.pdf 168.193KB

Download (PDF, 164KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V820-8923.PDF 216.151KB

Download (PDF, 211KB)


Miscellaneous Document – 573 Report Chronology Section

RMISC-19V820-2250.pdf 68.896KB

Download (PDF, 67KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V820&docType=RCL

 


 

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