Mercedes-Benz SL600 Recall 99V327000

Recall 99V327000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

January 18, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

99V327000

NHTSA Action Number:

RQ00013

Component:

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

4,402

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CORROSION OF THE ELECTRICAL IGNITION FILAMENT OF THE AIR BAG GAS GENERATOR MODULE CAN OCCUR IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN AREAS OF FREQUENTLY HIGH HUMIDITY.

Consequence:

CORROSION OF THE IGNITION FILAMENT CAN RESULT IN THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG BEING DEPLOYED UNINTENTIONALLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 18,2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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