MERCEDES BENZ E63S AMG 2018: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : E63S AMG Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-07-28 - 2018-04-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V515000
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:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 345
Summary:
      Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz E300, E300 4Matic, E43 AMG 4Matic, E400 4Matic, E63S AMG 4Matic+, and 2019 CLS450 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. The recall is expected to begin October 3, 2018. 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.