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Mercedes-Benz GLC (2016 – 2017)

Published on 25 May 2017

The propellant mixing ratio in certain seat-belt pre-tensioner igniters may be incorrect. As a result, in the event of an accident where the front seat-belt pre-tensioners are activated, the pre-tensioners would not provide the restraint performance required if the igniter did not ignite as intended. This could put the occupants at a greater risk of injury.

The recall concerns vehicles manufactured between July 2016 and March 2017.

Source: Alert 20/2017 A12/0626/17


Is my car affected?

Type of alert
Production periodVII. 2016 - III. 2017
Type/number of modeltypes: 204, 221, R1EC, 204 X
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2017-05-19 12:23:51

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

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.

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