(5) RECALLS : MERCEDES BENZ

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V654000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,098

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2016 C63 AMG, 2015-2017 C63S and 2017 C63S AMG Coupe and C63 AMG Cabrio vehicles. The rear axle differential mounting flange may fracture from repeated aggressive launches.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle’s stability system software and chassis control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

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 C63 AMG 2015-2017

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V655000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components VISIBILITY, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,620

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG Coupe, GLE63S AMG and GLE63S AMG Coupe, and 2017 GLS450 4Matic, GLE550 4Matic, and GLE63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. These vehicles may have excess bulkhead insulation extending into the lower windshield area, possibly affecting the windshield bonding and the deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag in the event of a crash.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will remove any excess bulkhead insulation and rework the windshield bonding, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

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 GLE550 2017
MERCEDES BENZ GLS450 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE300D 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE400 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63 2016-2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63S 2016

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V653000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 8

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 GLA250 4Matic vehicles. The low beam headlight settings on these vehicles may deviate from the required specification, reducing the range of light. 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 owns the affected vehicles. Dealers will inspect the headlight adjustment, correcting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on October 27, 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ GLA250 2018

 

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V651000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 109

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans. The front axle wheel bearings may not have been correctly seated possibly resulting in a front wheel detaching.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front axle wheel bearing retaining rings, correcting their position as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ METRIS 2017

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V650000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 2

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The label on the B-pillar may state a higher maximum vehicle load capacity than the vehicle is designed for. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will check the label and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 2500 2016
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2016


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