MERCEDES BENZ AMG GT 2018: AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : AMG GT Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-04-04 - 2017-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V724000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-11-02 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-15 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-19
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2018100008
Component: AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Cabrio and AMG GT-C Cabrio vehicles. Due to a software incompatibility, in the event of a low speed crash, both stages of the frontal air bags may deploy instead of only the first-stage deploying as intended.
Consequence:
      If the air bags do not deploy as intended, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control unit software, free of charge. The recall began November 2, 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018100008.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.