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Mercedes-Benz E430 Recall 01I005000

Recall 01I005000

Body, Interior & Misc.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Manufacturer's Report Date: N/A

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01I005000

NHTSA Action Number: RQ00013

Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,038

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2000 SLK AND E-CLASS VEHICLES. SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENTS HAVE OCCURRED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS LEFT PARKED IN HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING WARMER MONTHS.

Consequence:

Remedy: MERCEDES-BENZ DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SIDE AIR BAG FREE OF CHARGE. MERCEDES-BENZ HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE SIDE AIR BAG. OWNERS CAN CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.

Notes:

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