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Recall Alert: Mercedes - Benz (82)

December 14, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V900000
Improperly Assembled Axle Carrier Bolts

If any of the remaining front or rear axle bolts fracture, the vehicle may be unstable, reducing the handling capability and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V900000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 48

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 GL350 4Matic Blutec, GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic, ML250 Blutec, ML350, ML350 4Matic, ML400 4Matic and 2015-2016 GL63 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured September 29, 2014 through March 27, 2015. The affected vehicles have axle bolts on the front and/or rear drive axle carriers that may not have been assembled correctly. As a result, the remaining bolts may fracture.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the axle carrier bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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December 15, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V903000
Classification System may Deactivate Air Bag

If the front passenger air bag does not deploy as necessary in the event of a crash, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V903000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 47,799

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic Bluetec, GL550 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe, GLE450 4Matic, 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, and 2017 GLS63 AMG vehicles manufactured April 23, 2014, to May 10, 2016. The front passenger seat Occupant Classification System (OCS) calibration may be incorrect, and as a result, the system can incorrectly classify the occupant as a child seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag.

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MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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Recall Alert : Mercedes-Benz (8)

January 12, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V017000
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.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V017000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 103,406

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2012 C300 4Matic, C250, C250 Coupe, C350, C350 Coupe 4Matic, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG, C63 AMG Coupe, E350 Coupe 4Matic, E350 Cabrio, E350 Coupe, E550 Cabrio, E550 Coupe, GLK350 4Matic, GLK350, SLS AMG Cabrio, and SLS AMG Coupe vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A."

Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above MBUSA is recalling certain 2009 C300 4Matic, C300, C350 and C63 AMG vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B."

Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above MBUSA is recalling certain 2008 C300 4Matic, C300, and C350 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy


MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag modules, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification starting in February 2017. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691

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February 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V081000
Upper Control Arm Connecting Bolt may be Loose

The loose bolt may cause improper wheel tracking, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V081000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 37

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350 4Matic Bluetec, GL450 4Matic, and GLE450 Coupe 4Matic vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolt that connects the upper control arm and the axle stub may not have been properly tightened.

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MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the bolt connecting the upper control arm and the axle stub on

the affected vehicles, replacing the upper control arm if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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February 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V080000
Certain Front Air Bags may not Deploy in a Crash


If the pelvis airbag or the front passenger airbag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, the occupants have an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V080000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,051

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, E400 Coupe, E400 4Matic Coupe, E550 Coupe, E400 Cabriolet, E550 Cabriolet, E300, E300 4Matic, E400 Wagon, GLA250, and GLA250 4Matic vehicles. The pelvis air bag or the front passenger air bag inflator initiator may fail to ignite in the event of a crash.

Remedy


MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bag modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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February 8, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V078000
Transmission may not Repond to Shift Lever Input


If the vehicle does not move forward or backward as selected by the driver with the shift lever, there is an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V078000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 73

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 E300 and E300 4Matic vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged steering column-mounted shift lever module. If the internal circuit board is damaged, moving the shift lever will not select a transmission gear.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering column-mounted shift lever module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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February 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V077000
Center Console may Open in a Crash/FMVSS 201


In the event of a crash, if objects are not secured within the center console, they may strike the vehicle occupants, increasing their risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V077000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,882

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 GLE 400 4Matic, GLE 350 4Matic, GLE 350, GLE 550E 4Matic, GLE 63 AMG, GLE 63S AMG, GLE 43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLE 63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLS 450 4Matic, GLS 550 4Matic, and GLS 63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. In certain types of crash events, the center console may unlatch, allowing the objects within to fly around the cabin. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, "Occupant Protection in Interior Impact."

Remedy


MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the center console so that it remains latched in a crash, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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February 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V076000
Passenger Detection System may Disable Air Bag


If the passenger front air bag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of a injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V076000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 12,456

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 E300, E300 4Matic, and E43 AMG vehicles. The front passenger occupant detection control unit may have been incorrectly installed. As a result, the front passenger seat occupant may be misclassified. For example, an adult may be misclassified as a child seat, causing the front passenger air bag to be deactivated in the event of a crash.

Remedy


MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the routing of the pressure hose of the seat occupancy detection control unit and replace the pressure hose and seat occupancy detection mat if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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February 10, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V093000
Air Bag Control Unit may be Damaged in a Crash

If additional air bags do not deploy as intended, the occupants are at an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V093000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 15,338

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans. These vehicles were manufactured without a reinforcement plate and protective bracket on the air bag control unit. As a result, the air bag control unit may not remain functional after the initial impact, possibly preventing additional air bags from deploying in response to a secondary impact.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install a reinforcement plate and protective bracket around the air bag control unit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

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February 10, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V094000
Driveshaft Catch Strap Not Installed

A loose driveshaft may strike and puncture the gas tank, resulting in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V094000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 2

Summary


Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install a driveshaft catch strap, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

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