Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 26 model year 2016 G550 4MATIC and G63 AMG vehicles.
The cable that unlatches the door when the inner door handle is pulled may break if the door is difficult to release, such as could occur after a crash.
As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."
If the cable breaks and the door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle after a crash, the occupant is at an increased risk of an injury.
What to do
MBUSA will notify owners and dealers will replace the cable that connects the inner door handle and the door lock on all four doors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017.
Owners can contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372.