Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 1,311 model year 2021 S500s, S580s, and Maybach S580s.
The airbag control unit software may deactivate the occupant recognition control unit, resulting in a deactivated front passenger airbag.
A deactivated passenger airbag increases the risk of injury in a crash.
What to do
Dealers will update the airbag control unit software free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on December 3, 2021.
Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at (800) 367-6372.