MERCEDES BENZ GLC43 AMG 2017: SEAT BELTS: REAR:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
|Make : MERCEDES BENZ||Model : GLC43 AMG||Year : 2017|
|Build Dates : 2015-03-06 - 2018-05-31|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V683000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-11-02||Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-01||Date Added to Database: 2018-10-04|
|Manufacturers Involved: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2018100002|
|Component: SEAT BELTS: REAR:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4702|
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2016-2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 and GLC300 4Matic, 2018 GLC350e and GLC63 AMG 4Matic and 2017-2018 GLC43 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The seat belt latch plates "the parts that insert into the buckles" for the outboard rear seats may retract into the interior paneling, preventing the occupants from being able to use the seat belts.
If the rear seat passengers cannot fasten their seat belts, they have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install felt strips between the C-pillar and rear side paneling, 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 2018100002.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.