Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall of approximately 7833 C-Class sedans due to a restraint system failure because of a possible parts corrosion issue.
Which Mercedes-Benz models are affected by the recall?
Mercedes C-Class W204 range sedans built between March 1, 2006 and December 31, 2008.
What causes the restraint system failure?
Internal components may become corroded thus making the restraint system parts fail, and the airbags may be deactivated. Other components may be triggered in the restraint system as well, and can cause accident or injury in a crash.
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 soon and will inspect the restraint system and component parts and replace 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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