Mercedes Recall: Faulty Seat Belt Anchor on 2014 S550 Models

Published 10 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 290 model year 2014 S550 vehicles due to a faulty seat belt anchor.

Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?

Model year 2014 S550 models manufactured from April 11, 2013 through October 14, 2013.

What causes the faulty seat belt anchor?

The front seat belt anchors may have been installed improperly and could come loose during a crash. If this were to happen, an increase in risk of injury could occur to the passenger strapped into the seat belt.

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 December 2013. Mercedes-Benz will correct the front seat belt fitting, 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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