Excess Insulation Impairing Air Bag Deployment – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V655
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components VISIBILITY, AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,620

 

Excess Insulation Impairing Air Bag Deployment

If the passenger’s frontal air bag does not function as designed in the event of a crash, the front seat passenger has an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG Coupe, GLE63S AMG and GLE63S AMG Coupe, and 2017 GLS450 4Matic, GLE550 4Matic, and GLE63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. These vehicles may have excess bulkhead insulation extending into the lower windshield area, possibly affecting the windshield bonding and the full protective function of the passenger’s frontal air bag in the event of a crash.

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Rear Axle Mounting Flange may Fracture – 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V654
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,098

 

Rear Axle Mounting Flange may Fracture

A fractured rear axle mounting flange can cause the rear differential to become misaligned, possibly resulting in failure of the driveshaft and a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2016 C63 AMG, 2015-2017 C63S and 2017 C63S AMG Coupe and C63 AMG Cabrio vehicles. The rear axle differential mounting flange may fracture from repeated aggressive launches.

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2017100009 – Headlight Adjustment – 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4Matic

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V653
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 8

 

Incorrectly Adjusted Low Beam Headlight/FMVSS 108

Reduced headlight range can affect visibility and increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 GLA250 4Matic vehicles. The low beam headlight settings on these vehicles may deviate from the required specification, reducing the range of light. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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Incorrect Load Capacity on Label/Part 567 – 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 & 3500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V650
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 2

 

Incorrect Load Capacity on Label/Part 567

If the load capacity information is incorrect on the label, the vehicle may be overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The label on the B-pillar may state a higher maximum vehicle load capacity than the vehicle is designed for. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

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Front Axle Wheel Bearing Not Seated Correctly – 2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V651
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 109

 

Front Axle Wheel Bearing Not Seated Correctly

The loss of a front wheel would increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans. The front axle wheel bearings may not have been correctly seated possibly resulting in a front wheel detaching.

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