MERCEDES BENZ E63 2015: SEAT BELTS: REAR:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : E63 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-10-08 - 2014-10-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V818000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-02-02 Date Received by ODI: 2014-12-24 Date Added to Database: 2014-12-24
Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2014120006
Component: SEAT BELTS: REAR:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1378
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. "MBUSA" is recalling certain model year 2015 E250 Diesel, E250 Blue Tec 4 Matic, E350 Sedan, E350 Sedan 4 Matic, E350 Wagon 4 Matic, E400 Sedan, E400 Sedan 4 Matic, E63 Sedan, and E63 Wagon vehicles manufactured October 8, 2014, to October 24, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the double seat belt buckle for the middle position of the rear passenger seat could fail under loading experienced in a severe frontal crash.
Consequence:
      If the middle position double seat belt buckle assembly fails under load such as in a severe frontal crash, there is an increased risk of injury to the seat occupant.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the double seat belt buckle, free of charge. The recall began February 2, 2015. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2014120006.
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.