Driver’s Airbag may be Unsecured – 2019-2020 Mercedes-Benz

September 27, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V685000

Driver’s Airbag may be Unsecured

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s front airbag, the airbag may not deploy properly, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V685

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,215

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 A 220 and A 220 4MATIC, 2020 CLA 250, CLA 250 4 MATIC, GLC 300 Coupe 4MATIC, GLC 300 and GLC 300 4MATIC vehicles. The driver’s side front airbag modules may not have been properly bolted down.

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Hood may Open While Driving – 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

September 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V665000

Hood may Open While Driving

A hood that opens while driving can reduce the driver’s visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V665

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 52,004

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The screw connection on the upper hood catch may have been improperly tightened. As a result, factors such as the vehicle’s speed, wind resistance and road conditions may cause the hood to open while the vehicle is being driven.

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VS2KOPFSTU – Incorrectly Mounted Spring Pins in Head Restraint – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Metris

September 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V666000

Incorrectly Mounted Spring Pins in Head Restraint

The incorrectly mounted or missing spring pins can cause the upholstery carrier to come loose from the head restraint housing, which increases the risk of an injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V666

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 594

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Metris vehicles. The head restraint of the seat or seat back may have been fitted without a spring pin or a spring pin that was improperly mounted.

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Retrofit Missing Information in Owner’s Manual – 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

September 9, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V648000

Owner’s Manual Missing Information

Improperly adjusted head restraints increase the risk of injury to the third row seat passengers in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V648

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,478

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE 350 4MATIC and GLE 450 4MATIC vehicles. The owner’s manuals do not include information regarding the adjustment of the head restraints of the third row seats. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, “Head Restraints.”

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Wiring Harness for Electric Coolant Pump – 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

August 16, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V605000

Coolant Pump Electrical Line May Chafe

A malfunctioning engine coolant pump can increase coolant temperatures, possibly leading to an engine stall. Deactivation of the 48V on-board electrical system can cause the vehicle to not restart after using the ECO start/stop function or “Glide” mode. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V605

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,257

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 CLS 450 Coupe and CLS 450 Coupe 4MATIC vehicles equipped with 6-cylinder gasoline engines. The electrical line that supplies power to the engine coolant pump may contact the engine fan and chafe, possibly causing a malfunction of the coolant pump or a deactivation of the 48V on-board electrical system.

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