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Mercedes-Benz E550 Recalls

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Most Recent Mercedes-Benz E550 Recall

On January 10, 2018, Mercedes-Benz recalled 132,167 Mercedes-Benz E550. Mercedes-benz usa, llc (mbusa) is recalling certain 2013 c250, c250 coupe, c350 coupe 4matic, c300 4matic, c350, c350 coupe, c63 amg, c63 coupe, e350 cabrio, e350 coupe, e550 cabrio, e350 coupe 4matic, e550 coupe, glk350 4matic, glk250 bluetec 4matic, glk350, sls coupe, sls amg gt coupe, and sls roadster vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u.s. virgin islands or "zone a." additionally, mbusa is recalling certain 2010 c300, c300 4matic, c63 amg, e350 coupe, e550 coupe, glk350, and glk350 4matic vehicles ever registered in the states of arizona, arkansas, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, maryland, missouri, nebraska, nevada, new jersey, new mexico, north carolina, ohio, oklahoma, pennsylvania, tennessee, virginia, and west virginia or "zone b." mbusa is also recalling certain 2009 c300, c300 4matic, c63 amg, and c350 vehicles ever registered in the states of ak, co, ct, id, ia, me, ma, mi, mn, mo, nh, ny, nd, or, ri, sd, ut, vt, wa, wi and wy or "zone c." in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
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Mercedes-Benz E550 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 10, 2018

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Years Affected:2010, 2013
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 6, 2017

The driver's frontal air bag may deploy unexpectedly while driving if certain conditions are met due to insufficient grounding of steering components. This would increase risk of an injury.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in December, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Years Affected:2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
RepairPal Expert Overview on January 12, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Year Affected:2012
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 14, 2016

The system that provides power steering assistance may stop working, resulting in additional efforts being required to turn the steering wheel while driving. This would increase risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Year Affected:2016
RepairPal Expert Overview on November 17, 2016

The left side catalytic converter, a part of the exhaust system that gets extremely hot during normal vehicle operation, may be located too close to the composite under body panel of the vehicle. This could cause the panel to melt, and increases risk of a vehicle fire.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in December, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Year Affected:2017
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