Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling 22,637 of the following vehicles:
- model year 2017-2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabriolets, C300 Coupes, AMG C43 Coupes, C300 4MATIC Cabriolets, C300 4MATIC Coupes, AMG C43 Cabriolets, AMG C63 Cabriolets, AMG C63 Coupes, AMG C63 S Cabriolets & AMG C63 S Coupes and
- model year 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupes, E400 Cabriolets, E400 4MATIC Cabriolets and E400 4MATIC Coupes.
The seatbacks of the front seats may not lock properly on the right side of the seat.
If the seatback does not lock properly, the seatbacks may fold forward in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
What to do
Mercedes will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the locking of the seatback and replace the seatback lock as necessary free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin April 26, 2019.
Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372.