Mercedes-Benz Recall of certain GLE, GLS and S Class vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 8, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Mercedes-Benz Recall: Door May Not Lock/ FMVSS 206

If the door appears to be locked, the door may be unintentionally opened, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V816000

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,700

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE400 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE43 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE550E 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63S 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLS450 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLS550 2017 – 2018
MERCEDES-BENZ GLS63 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ S450 2018
MERCEDES-BENZ S550 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ S550E 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ S600 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ S63 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ S65 AMG 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ S550 4MATIC 2017
MERCEDES-MAYBACH S550 2017
MERCEDES-MAYBACH S600 2017

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLS450, GLE63S 4Matic, GLS63 4Matic, S550e, S600, S63 AMG 4Matic, S65 AMG, S550, Mercedes-Maybach S600, Mercedes-Maybach S550 4Matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLE63S 4Matic Coupe, 2017-2018 GLS550 4Matic, S550 4Matic, 2018 S450, and S63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The rear passenger door on the driver side may indicate that it is locked, when it may not be. 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.”

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left rear door lock, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

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

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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