Mercedes Recall: Faulty Front Seatbelt in S-Class Models

Published 8 years ago — by Lisa Federico

Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall

Now Hear This! Mercedes Recall
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Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall of approximately 2,580 S-Class vehicles due to faulty seatbelts.

Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?

Model year 2015 S550 4matic coup manufactured between January 27, 2014 and April 2, 2015.

What causes the faulty seatbelts?

Front seatbelts may have been incorrectly installed, on the wrong side. Since seatbelts are fitted and designed for the proper placement, they may not lock as required. This could increase injury if a crash occurs. Also, the child seat restraint on the passenger seat may not function properly.

Are there any known accidents attributed to the defect?

At this time, no known accidents have been reported by Mercedes-Benz attributing to the defect.

What do I do if my car is one of those affected?

Mercedes-Benz will be notifying all owners affected by the recall in October 2015 and will inspect and replace front seatbelts if necessary, free of charge.

If your Mercedes-Benz is part of this recall and you have not been notified, call your local, independent Mercedes-Benz repair shop to schedule an appointment to have your Mercedes-Benz checked and serviced for the defect.

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