Mercedes-Benz Recall Impacts a Range of Vehicles with Front Seat Defect

The front seatbacks in these vehicles may not properly lock in place, causing the seat to fold forward during a crash

Mercedes-Benz Recall Impacts a Range of Vehicles with Front Seat Defect
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April 12, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has announced the recall of nearly 3,100 Mercedes vehicles. The front seatbacks in these vehicles may not properly lock in place on the right side of the seat.

If the seatback does not properly lock, it may fold forward in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to front seat occupants.

Impacted Vehicles

The following Mercedes vehicles are affected by this recall: certain model year 2017-2018 C43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, C300 Coupe, C300 4Matic Coupe, C300 4Matic Cabriolet, C300 Cabriolet, C43 AMG 4Matic Cabriolet, and C63S AMG Cabriolet vehicles; model year 2017 C63 AMG Cabriolet, C63S AMG Coupe, and C63 AMG Coupe vehicles; as well as model year 2018 E400 Coupe and E400 4Matic Coupe vehicles.

What happens next?

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of the recalled vehicles beginning in late May 2018. Mercedes dealers will then inspect and replace the seatback locks, as necessary, free of charge to vehicle owners.

To find out more about this recall, contact Mercedes-Benz USA customer service at (800) 367-6372.