Loss of Power Steering Assist – 2017 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V574
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 4

 

Loss of Power Steering Assist

The improperly welded pins may lose contact, deactivating the power steering assist and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling one 2017 C43 AMG, one E300 4Matic sedan, one GLC300, and one E43 AMG 4Matic sedan. These vehicles have electrical power steering control units with improperly welded contact pins.

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ECU Software May Cause Engine Shut Down – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE43 Coupe & 2017 AMG GLE43

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V506
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,322

 

ECU Software May Cause Engine Shut Down

If the engine shuts down, there is increased the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 AMG GLE43 Coupe, and 2017 AMG GLE43 vehicles.

The engine control unit and transmission control unit software may have compatibility conflicts and cause the engine to shut-down while the driver brakes to a stop, or accelerates following an ECO start.

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Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2010-2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 & 3500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V479
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 20,665

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 & 3500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V480
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 17,609

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2012 Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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Parking Brake Cable may Loosen – 2016 smart fortwo

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V448
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,061

 

Parking Brake Cable may Loosen

As the parking brake lever travel increases, the holding force may decrease to a point where the vehicle is no longer safely secured in all parking situations, allowing the vehicle to unexpectedly move when parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 smart fortwo vehicles. In these vehicles, the lock nut that secures the parking brake cable to the parking brake lever may loosen over time, resulting in increased parking brake lever travel before the parking brake engages.

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