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  NHTSA Recall 18V838000

NHTSA Campaign Id 18V838000; Date: Nov. 27, 2018

if the passenger air bag is incorrectly displayed as 'on' when it is not, a front seat passenger may be unaware that the air bag will not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2018 Mercedes Benz C300 2018 Mercedes Benz C300 4matic 2018 Mercedes Benz C350e 2018 Mercedes Benz C43 Amg 2018 Mercedes Benz C63 Amg 2018 Mercedes Benz C63s Amg 2018 Mercedes Benz GLC300 2019 Mercedes Benz GLC300 2018 Mercedes Benz Glc350e 2019 Mercedes Benz Glc350e 2018 Mercedes Benz Glc43 Amg 2019 Mercedes Benz Glc43 Amg 2018 Mercedes Benz Glc63 Amg 2019 Mercedes Benz Glc63 Amg 2018 Mercedes Benz Glc63s Amg 2019 Mercedes Benz Glc63s Amg

Component: Air Bags: Occupant Classification System - Ocs (front Passenger)

Manufactured by: Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.

Affected Units:: 104,663

icon3 Recall Summary:

mercedes-benz usa, llc (mbusa) is recalling certain 2018 c300 cabriolet, c300 coupe, c300 4matic cabriolet, c300, c300 4matic coupe, c300 4matic, c43 amg cabriolet, c43 amg coupe, c63 s amg cabriolet, c350e plug-in hybrid, c63 amg cabriolet, c63 amg coupe, c63 s amg coupe, c63 amg, c63 s amg, 2018-2019 glc300 4matic coupe, glc300, glc63 amg coupe, glc300 4matic, glc350e plug-in hybrid, glc43 amg coupe, glc43 amg, glc63 s amg coupe, and glc63 amg vehicles equipped with audio 20 head units and automatic child seat recognition. the status of the passenger side air bag may not display correctly.

icon2 How to Fix:

mbusa will notify owners, and dealers will update the audio head unit software, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin january 2, 2019. owners may contact mbusa customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

icon4 Recall 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.

Also see:

All recalls of Mercedes Benz vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.