Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2016-2017 GLE 550e, Certain 2018 AMG Models

2018 C300 Cabriolet GLE 550e

Mercedes-Benz is issuing two separate recalls.  One involves a GLE 550e tire labeling issue and the other a problem with seat belts on certain 2018 AMG models.

2016-2017 Mercedes GLE 550e 4MATIC

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V828000
  • Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
  • Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT
  • Potential Number of Units Affected 64

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Mercedes GLE 550e 4MATIC vehicles. The tire pressure label on the B-pillar lists incorrect seating capacity and front and rear tire dimension information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FVMSS) number 101, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tire pressure label, replacing it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Certain model year 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG Vehicles

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V826000
  • Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
  • Components SEAT BELTS
  • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,263

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, AMG GT R, AMG GT C and AMG GT S vehicles. The seat belts may bind within the guidance loops possibly causing slack in the seat belts.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will reconfigure the seat belt guides, free of charge. Owners will be notified of the recall in January 2018 and they will receive a second letter when the parts become available, currently expected to be in February 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Photo Credit: Mercedes-Benz

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