Passenger Air Bag may not Deploy Properly – 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

June 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V458000

Passenger Air Bag may not Deploy Properly

An air bag that does not deploy as intended can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V458

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 11

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE350 4Matic and GLE450 4Matic vehicles. In the event of a crash while the temperature in the passenger cabin is very high, the passenger frontal air bag deployment may be delayed or may not completely deploy.

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Driveshaft May Detach – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS

June 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V457000

Driveshaft May Detach

If the driveshaft separates, there may be a loss of drive, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V457

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 659

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 AMG GTS vehicles. The bonding between the carbon-fiber driveshaft and the engine/transmission flange may be insufficient, causing the driveshaft to separate while in motion.

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VS3FERNLI – High Beams May Not Deactivate by Switch – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

April 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V309000

High Beams May Not Deactivate by Switch

Being unable to turn off the high beams may result in oncoming traffic being blinded by the vehicle’s lights, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V309

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,517

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (Platform 907) vehicles equipped with high-beam assist. A software error in the control unit may prevent the driver from being able to switch off the high beams when intended.

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VS2SCHRALU – Loss of Power Steering Assist Due to Corrosion – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris

April 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V290000

Loss of Power Steering Assist Due to Corrosion

Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V290

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 9,471

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Metris vehicles sold, or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia and Wisconsin. The aluminum bolts that attach the power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and fracture causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist.

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VS3LEDSENS – Headlamps Lack Calibrated Sensors – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

April 9, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V284000

Headlamps Lack Calibrated Sensors

Unexpected changes in the headlamp lighting angle may affect the drivers visibility, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V284

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 590

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles equipped with LED high performance headlights. The sensor for the headlamp range adjustment may not have been mounted or calibrated, possibly causing unexpected changes in the headlamp lighting angle.

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