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March 7, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V148000
Blind Spot Monitoring Function Not Installed


If a vehicle is in the driver's blind spot, but the BSM system does not warn the driver, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V148000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components LANE DEPARTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 72

Summary

Daimler Vans USA LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. These vans were to be equipped with the Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) feature, however, the installed instrument cluster and steering wheel does not support the function, and thus, the BSM system does not work on the vehicle.

Remedy


DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install the correct instrument cluster and steering wheel to enable the BSM function, 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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March 7, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V149000
Bracket Not Welded Correctly

If the event of a crash, the bracket may detach and the drive shaft may damage the fuel system, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V149000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,248

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The bracket for the center support bearing of the drive shaft may not have been properly welded.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners and dealers will install three additional rivets to secure the bracket, 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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March 14, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V176000
Air Bag 'Out-of-Position' Setting/FMVSS 208


In the event of a crash that necessitates air bag deployment, if the air bag does not deploy as intended, there would be an increased risk of occupant injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V176000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 65

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 E300 and E300 4Matic vehicles. The front passenger air bag may not deploy properly if a front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is laying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017. Owner's can contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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March 14, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V177000
Wrong Control Unit Software Installed


If the air bags do not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, there would be an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V177000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components AIR BAGS, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 51

Summary


Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 AMG GT-S, GLC300, CLA250 and GLE300d 4Matic vehicles, 2013 C250, E350 BlueTec and G63 AMG vehicles, 2008-2014 C300 vehicles, 2013-2014 C300 4Matic and ML350 4Matic vehicles, 2009 C350 vehicles, 2014 CLS550, E350 4Matic, E350 Coupe 4Matic, E350 Wagon 4Matic, GLK350 and SL550 vehicles, 2012 CLS550 4Matic vehicles, 2012-2016 E350 vehicles, 2016-2017 GL450 4Matic vehicles, 2012-2014 ML350 4Matic BlueTec vehicles, 2015 S550, S550 4Matic and C300 4Matic Sedan vehicles, 2015-2016 C300 Sedan vehicles, and 2017 SL63 AMG vehicles. Various control units on these vehicles may have been updated with incorrect software, potentially affecting the correct deployment of the air bags in the event of a crash.

Remedy

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

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March 14, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V178000
Door Opening Cable may Fail/FMVSS 206


If the cable breaks and the door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle after a crash, the occupant is at an increased risk of an injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V178000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 26

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 G550 4MATIC and G63 AMG vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the cable that unlatches the door when the inner door handle is pulled may break if the door is difficult to release, such as could occur after a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."

Remedy


MBUSA will notify owners and dealers will replace the cable that connects the inner door handle and the door lock on all four doors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017. Owners can contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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March 16, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V179000
Missing Headlight Adjustment Cap/FMVSS 108


If the headlight can be adjusted horizontally, the headlight may be adjusted outside of the designed specifications, reducing the driver's visibility and potentially blinding oncoming traffic, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V179000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,213

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Smart Fortwo vehicles. The horizontal headlight adjustment mechanism on these vehicles may not have been properly sealed off to prevent future adjustment. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install the correct sealing caps to prevent the headlights from being adjusted horizontally, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification date. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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April 11, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V241000
Possible Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist


If water enters the power steering control unit, the power steering assist may be deactivated, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V241000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 58,323

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, E400 4Matic Coupe, GL63 AMG, GLE350, GLE350 4Matic, GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe 4Matic, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic and GLE63S AMG Coupe 4Matic vehicles, 2017 E300 4Matic and GLS63 AMG 4Matic vehicles, and 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic BlueTec, GL450 4Matic, and GL550 4Matic vehicles. The affected vehicles have an electric power steering connector that may be insufficiently sealed, allowing water to enter the control unit.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector and inspect the electric power steering rack, replacing the rack as necessary. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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April 10, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V244000
Seat Belt Pretensioners may not Function Properly


If the front seat seatbelt pretensioners do not function properly, the seat occupants may not be adequately restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V244000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 305

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. The affected vehicles have front seat seatbelt pretensioners that may not function properly in the event of a crash.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seat belts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2017. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

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April 11, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V245000
Loss of Instrument Cluster Display/FMVSS 101


Without the instrument cluster displaying important information such as the vehicle's speed, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V245000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 15

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 E300 and E300 4MATIC vehicles. The software for the widescreen instrument cluster may cause the instrument cluster to not display anything on vehicle on startup, or the display may reset while driving. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."

Remedy

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

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April 11, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V246000
Roof Spoiler may Detach


If the roof-mounted spoiler detaches while driving, it can become a road hazard, increasing a risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V246000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 411

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 E300 and 2017 E300 4MATIC vehicles. The affected vehicles have a roof mounted spoiler that may not be properly attached and thus may detach while driving.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the roof spoilers, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early June 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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