Mercedes-Benz is Recalling certain 2017 CLA250, E300, E400, E550 and GLA250 vehicles.

20 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 20, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Certain Front Air Bags may not Deploy in a Crash

If the pelvis airbag or the front passenger airbag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, the occupants have an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V080000

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,051

Vehicle Make Model Model Year
MERCEDES-BENZ CLA250 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ E300 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ E400 2017
MERDECES-BENZ E550 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLA250 2017

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, E400 Coupe, E400 4Matic Coupe, E550 Coupe, E400 Cabriolet, E550 Cabriolet, E300, E300 4Matic, E400 Wagon, GLA250, and GLA250 4Matic vehicles. The pelvis air bag or the front passenger air bag inflator initiator may fail to ignite in the event of a crash.

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bag modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. 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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Mercedes-Benz Recalling certain 2016 GLE350, GL450 and GLE450 vehicles

18 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Upper Control Arm Connecting Bolt may be Loose

The loose bolt may cause improper wheel tracking, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V081000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 37

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
MERCEDES-BENZ GL450 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 2016
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450 2016

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350 4Matic Bluetec, GL450 4Matic, and GLE450 Coupe 4Matic vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolt that connects the upper control arm and the axle stub may not have been properly tightened.

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the bolt connecting the upper control arm and the axle stub on

the affected vehicles, replacing the upper control arm if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. 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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Jaguar is Recalling certain 2017 XF vehicles

18 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Cracked Sill Panel may cause Ruptured Fuel Line

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V084000

Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC

Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 9

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
JAGUAR XF 2017

Summary: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2017 XF vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a cracked left hand inner sill panel. In the event of a crash involving a left hand impact, the cracked sill panel may result in the underfloor fuel lines rupturing and leaking fuel.

Remedy: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle’s left inner sill panel. If cracks are found, Jaguar will repurchase the vehicle and supply the customer with a new vehicle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is K458.

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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BMW is Recalling certain 2014-2017 i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles

18 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Fuel Vent Line may Chafe and Leak Fuel Vapor

A fuel vapor leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V088000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 19,130

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW I3 2014 – 2017

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles. The fuel tank vent line may rub against the ribbed wire protection sleeve of the battery positive (B+) cable, creating a hole in the vent line and causing a fuel vapor leak.

Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel vent line, replacing it as necessary, and install a clip to prevent it from chafing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 3, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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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BMW is Recalling certain 2014 X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i and X1 xDrive35i vehicles

18 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Incorrect Coating on Battery Positive Cables

The high resistance may result in loss of the cable’s electrical connection, possibly causing an engine stall and preventing the vehicle from restarting, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V087000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,160

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW X1 SAV 2014

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014 X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i and X1 xDrive35i vehicles. The affected vehicles may have battery positive (B+) cables that develop high resistance in the connections to the fuse box.

Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the B+ cable connector with one that is silver coated and better secure it to the fuse box, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 3, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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: BMW of North America, LLC 

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Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain 2017 GLE 350, GLE 400, GLE 450, GLE 550, GLE 43 AMG, GLE 63 AMG and GLS 63 AMG vehicles

16 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 16, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Center Console may Open in a Crash/FMVSS 201

In the event of a crash, if objects are not secured within the center console, they may strike the vehicle occupants, increasing their risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V077000

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,882

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE550E 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLS450 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLS550 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLS63 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE400 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE350 2017
MEDCEDES-BENZ GLE43 2017
MEDCEDES-BENZ GLE63 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63S 2017

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 GLE 400 4Matic, GLE 350 4Matic, GLE 350, GLE 550E 4Matic, GLE 63 AMG, GLE 63S AMG, GLE 43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLE 63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLS 450 4Matic, GLS 550 4Matic, and GLS 63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. In certain types of crash events, the center console may unlatch, allowing the objects within to fly around the cabin. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, “Occupant Protection in Interior Impact.”

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the center console so that it remains latched in a crash, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. 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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Mercedes-Benz is Recalling certain 2017 E300 and E43 AMG vehicles

16 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 16, 2017 -(Motor Sports Newswire) –

Passenger Detection System may Disable Air Bag

If the passenger front air bag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of a injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V076000

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

Components: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 12,456

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
MERCEDES-BENZ E300 2017
MERCEDES-BENZ E43 AMG 2017

Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 E300, E300 4Matic, and E43 AMG vehicles. The front passenger occupant detection control unit may have been incorrectly installed. As a result, the front passenger seat occupant may be misclassified. For example, an adult may be misclassified as a child seat, causing the front passenger air bag to be deactivated in the event of a crash.

Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the routing of the pressure hose of the seat occupancy detection control unit and replace the pressure hose and seat occupancy detection mat if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. 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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