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  NHTSA Recall 18V839000

NHTSA Campaign Id 18V839000; Date: Nov. 27, 2018

if the seat belt tensioning does not activate in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2019 Mercedes Benz C300 2019 Mercedes Benz C43 Amg 2019 Mercedes Benz E450 2019 Mercedes Benz E53 2019 Mercedes Benz S450 2019 Mercedes Benz S560 2019 Mercedes Benz S63 Amg 2019 Mercedes Benz S65 Amg 2019 Mercedes-maybach S560 2019 Mercedes-maybach S650

Component: Seat Belt

Manufactured by: Mercedes-benz Usa, Llc.

Affected Units:: 5,433

icon3 Recall Summary:

mercedes-benz usa, llc (mbusa) is recalling certain 2019 c300 4matic cabriolet, c43 amg cabriolet, c300 cabriolet, c300 coupe, c300 4matic coupe, c43 amg coupe, e450 coupe, e53 amg cabriolet, s450, s560, e450 cabriolet, e450 4matic cabriolet, e450 4matic coupe, e53 amg coupe, s450 4matic, s560 4matic, s63 amg and s65 amg vehicles and mercedes-mayback s650 and s560 4 matic vehicles. a correctly fastened seatbelt may be inaccurately detected as being unfastened, preventing the seat belt pre-tensioners from activating in the event of a crash.

icon2 How to Fix:

mbusa will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat belt buckles, free of charge. an interim letter will be mailed beginning january 25, 2019 to notify owners of the issue. a second letter will be mailed once remedy parts are available. 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.