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Recall 16V442000

Right Rear Seat Belt Anchor Bolt Incorrectly Installed

Recall Details

The right rear seat belt anchor bolt may not be installed properly. Dealers will inspect and if necessary correct the installation of the right rear seat belt anchor bolt free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The right rear seat belt anchor bolt may not be properly installed. This could result in the right rear seat belt not secure an occupant properly, increasing the risk of injury in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do 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 uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Body, Interior & Misc., June 16, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 16, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
423
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V442000
Component
SEAT BELTS
Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 ML250, ML350, ML350 4Matic, ML400 4Matic, ML63 AMG, and 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured from April 27, 2015, through May 19, 2015. The affected vehicles may have had the right rear seatbelt anchor bolt incorrectly installed.
Consequence
In the event of a vehicle crash, the right rear seatbelt anchor bolt could fail to secure the passenger, increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, correct the installation of the right rear seat belt anchor bolt, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
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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