MERCEDES BENZ CLA250 2018: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : CLA250 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-01-10 - 2018-02-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V514000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-03 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-09
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 86
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, and CLA45 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The Occupant Classification System "OCS" may not be properly calibrated, resulting in the front passenger air bag not being deactivated if a child seat is in the front seat.
Consequence:
      If a child seat is in the front seat and the passenger air bag is not deactivated, in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat cushion, free of charge. An interim notification was mailed to owners October 2, 2018. A second notification will be sent when the repair is available. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
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.