Mercedes Benz 2019 AMG C63

Mercedes-Benz recalls 24,550 C300s, AMG C43s, C63s for faulty seatbelts, 1m others for tech error

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 24,550 model year 2017-2021 C300s and model year 2017-2020 AMG C43s and AMG C63s.

The front seat belts might not fully retract to their stowed position.

According to the automobile manufacturer, if the seat belt does not fully retract, the occupant may find the operation of the seat belt inconvenient and not wear it, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.

In connection with what to do to correct the fault, MBUSA will notify affected owners, and dealers will check the retraction function of the front seat belts and adjust the damping foam within the B-pillars, as necessary, free of charge.

The current recall is expected to begin March 23, 2021, while owners may contact MBUSA Customer Service on (800) 367-6372.

ConsumerConnect gathered Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC also has recalled over one million vehicles for a failure in the eCall system, which has resulted in emergency responders being dispatched to wrong locations, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated this in a release.

The NHTSA noted that the software design of the communication module may result in a failure to send the correct vehicle location for the emergency call system in the event of a crash and increase the risk of injury following a crash.

The affected models are 2016 – 2021 CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, CLS-Class, SL-Class, B-Class, GLB-Class, GLC-Class, and G-Class vehicles.

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