(3) MERCEDES BENZ RECALLS – 2014-2017 YEAR MODELS

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.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ GL350 2015
MERCEDES BENZ GL450 2015
MERCEDES BENZ GL550 2015
MERCEDES BENZ GL63 2015-2016
MERCEDES BENZ ML250 2015
MERCEDES BENZ ML350 2015
MERCEDES BENZ ML400 2015

 

December 14, 2016 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 16V901000

Brake Booster Vacuum Line Connector May Break

If the vehicles unexpectedly need increased pressure on the brake pedal to apply the brakes, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V901000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 10

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2014 CLA250 vehicles manufactured December 14, 2012, to April 24, 2013 equipped with gasoline engines. The affected vehicles have a fitting that connects the vacuum line to the brake booster which may break causing increased forced to be needed to apply the brakes.

Remedy

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

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ CLA250 2014

 

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.

Remedy

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.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ GL350 2016-2017
MERCEDES BENZ GL550 2016-2017
MERCEDES BENZ GLE550E 2016
MERCEDES BENZ GLS63 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE300D 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 2016-2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350D 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE400 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE43 2016-2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450 2016-2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63 2016-2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63S 2016

 



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