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Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2017 – 2018)

Published on 01. 02. 2019

Problem description:

No perforation has been made in the outer covering of the instrument panel to enable the deployment of the passenger airbag. In the event of an accident involving deployment of the airbag at low temperatures, sharp edges could be created on the instrument panel in the airbag’s deployment area, damaging the airbag. Moreover, parts of the instrument panel may become detached, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class models affected by this recall were produced between 13. 11. 2017 – 22. 8. 2018.

Company recall code: 689000

Source: Rapex Alert 5/2019 A12/0162/19

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Type of alert
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model A-Class
Production period 13. 11. 2017 - 22. 8. 2018
Risk 1
Type/number of model e1*2007/46*1829*03; Type: F2A
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2019-02-01 08:42:01



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