Mercedes-Benz USA – Passenger Air Bag may not Deploy Properly

Mercedes-Benz USA. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE350 4Matic and GLE450 4Matic vehicles. In the event of a crash while the temperature in the passenger cabin is very high, the passenger frontal air bag deployment may be delayed or may not completely deploy.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190614
NHTSA ID 19V458000
Consequence Summary An air bag that does not deploy as intended can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Action MBUSA has notified dealers. All affected vehicles are still within the manufacturer's control. Dealers will replace the passenger air bag module, free of charge. The recall began August 14, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2019070011.
Recall Code 2019070011
Potentially Affected 11
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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