Mercedes-Benz GLS (2014 - 2016)

Production: VII. 2014 - IX. 2016 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

Due to incorrect functioning of the occupancy sensor system on the passenger’s side, the airbag may not deploy in the event of an accident.

The recall affects vehicles manufactured between July 2014 and September 2016.

Source: Alert 4/2017 A12/0069/17

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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, the motor industry standards body Motor Codes offers a Vehicle Safety Recall search. By using this, any recalls that are active for your car can be identified. To use this facility, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a long code number that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

If it’s confirmed there’s an active recall for your car, you should make contact with a Mercedes Benz dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using the vehicle registration number.

Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Mercedes Benz
Published by RAPEX 27. 1. 2017
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type SUV
Production period VII. 2014 - IX. 2016
Type/number of model GL, GLE, GLS, ML - e1*2007/46*0598*01 - *10
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in Croatia, Ireland, Poland, The Netherlands
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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