Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is Recalling certain 2016-2017 S63 AMG Coupe, S65 AMG Coupe, S550 Coupe 4Matic, S63 AMG 4Matic Convertible and S550 Convertible vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 5, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire)

RECALL Subject: Seat Belt Extender may not Retract as Intended

Report Receipt Date: NOV 16, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V829000
Component(s): SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 672

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle make

MERCEDES-BENZ

MERCEDES-BENZ

MERCESED-BENZ

Model

S63 AMG

S65 AMG

S550

Model Year(s)

2016 – 2017

2016 – 2017

2016 – 2017

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 S63 AMG Coupe, S65 AMG Coupe, S550 Coupe 4Matic, S63 AMG 4Matic Convertible, and S550 Convertible vehicles manufactured June 29, 2015, to March 15, 2016. The seat belt extenders on the affected vehicles may not retract as intended and may potentially break the event of a crash.

CONSEQUENCE: In the event of a crash, if the seat belt extender does not retract and/or the extender breaks, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing their risk of injury.

REMEDY: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-December 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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