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Electrical issue prompts Mercedes-Benz recall

The driver and passenger airbags may not activate properly

Photo source: Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 12,327 of the following model year 2021 vehicles:

  • AMG C43
  • AMG C63
  • AMG C63 S
  • AMG CLS53
  • AMG E53
  • AMG G63
  • AMG GLC43
  • AMG GLC63
  • AMG GLC63 S
  • AMG GT43
  • AMG GT53
  • AMG GT63
  • AMG GT63S
  • C300
  • CLS450
  • E350
  • E450
  • G550
  • GLC300

A faulty electrical contact within the seat position switch may prevent the driver and passenger airbags and seat belt force limiters from activating properly in a crash.

Airbags and seat belts that do not perform properly in a crash can increase the risk of injury.

What to do

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat position switches free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin May 31, 2021.

Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at (800) 367-6372.

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