Update Central Powertrain Control Unit Software – 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, E-Class Coupe, CLS-Class, G-Class

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V761
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 119

 

Powertrain Control Unit may Reset Causing Stall

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz C300, C300 4Matic, C300 4Matic Cabrio, C300 4Matic Coupe, C300 Coupe, C300 Cabrio, C43 AMG, C43 AMG Cabrio, C43 AMG Coupe, CLS450, CLS450 4Matic, CLS53 AMG 4Matic, E53 AMG 4Matic, E450 4Matic, E450 4Matic Coupe, E53 AMG 4Matic Coupe, G550, and G63 AMG vehicles. The Central Powertrain Controller (CPC) control unit could reset while driving, possibly causing an engine stall.

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Incorrect Door Lever Prevents Door From Opening – 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V743
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected 76

 

Incorrect Door Lever Prevents Door From Opening

In the event of a crash, if the right side doors cannot be opened, it could increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The right side door latches may have been built with incorrect components. As a result, when the doors are electronically unlocked, the right-side doors may not be able to be opened from inside or outside of the vehicle.

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Starter Battery has Exposed Positive Cable – 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class & E-Class

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V725
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,073

 

Starter Battery has Exposed Positive Cable

If the battery is shorted, the emergency door unlocking would be deactivated for an outside responder and the short circuit could increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Coupe, C300 4Matic Cabrio, E300, E300 4Matic, C300, C300 4Matic, C300 Coupe and C300 Cabrio vehicles. The cover for the starter battery may not cover the live positive electrical wire, and in certain crashes, the vehicle’s strut brace may deform and short circuit the battery.

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2018100008 – Incorrect Software for Air Bag Control Unit – 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V724
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 2

 

Incorrect Software for Air Bag Control Unit

If the air bags do not deploy as intended, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Cabrio and AMG GT-C Cabrio vehicles. Due to a software incompatibility, in the event of a low speed crash, both stages of the frontal air bags may deploy instead of only the first-stage deploying as intended.

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Rear Seat Belt May be Unable to be Latched – 2016-2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V683
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components STRUCTURE, SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,702

 

Rear Seat Belt May be Unable to be Latched

If the rear seat passengers cannot fasten their seat belts, they have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 and GLC300 4Matic, 2018 GLC350e and GLC63 AMG 4Matic and 2017-2018 GLC43 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The seat belt latch plates (the parts that insert into the buckles) for the outboard rear seats may retract into the interior paneling, preventing the occupants from being able to use the seat belts.

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