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Recall 13V576000

Front Seatbelt Anchor

Recall Details

These vehicles are being recalled because the front seat belt anchors may not be installed correctly and can come loose in a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will inspect the affected front seat belt anchors and perform the necessary correction.

Our Quick Take

The front seatbelts may not perform as expected in the event of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Mercedes-Benz will notify the owners of affected vehicles beginning in December 2013. If you don't receive notification and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2013110008.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 20, 2013

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 20, 2013
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
290
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
13V576000
Component
SEAT BELTS
Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (Mercedes-Benz) is recalling certain model year 2014 S550 vehicles manufactured April 11, 2013, through October 14, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the front seat belt anchor might not be installed correctly allowing it to come loose in a crash.
Consequence
If the seat belt anchor comes loose, in the event of a crash, the occupant may not be properly secured, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the front seat belt anchor fitting, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372. Mercedes-Benz's recall number is 2013110008.
Notify
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.
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