Illustrative photo | source Mercedes Benz
Published on 27. 07. 2021
One of the lateral crash sensors is not attached correctly and may not record correct values in the event of a side-impact crash. As a result, the lateral airbag may not be properly inflated, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.
The Mercedes-Benz CLA vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 1 April and 10 May 2019.
Mercedes recall code: 8691003
Affected models: A-class: BR 177, CLA: BR 118
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 128
Source: Rapex Alert 29/2021 A12/01103/21
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type.
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Mercedes Benz dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.