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NHTSA Recall Number Recall Reported Recall Starts Status Component(s) Recall Description Remedies
17V627 Oct 06, 2017 Recall INCOMPLETE. Remedy not yet available. PEND SCM GROUND
SUMMARY
Daimler AG (DAG), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, has determined that on certain B-Class electric, C-Class, E-Class and CLA, GLA, GLC, GLK-Class vehicles (242, 204, 205, 207, 212, 117, 156, 253 platform) an electrostatic discharge, when combined with a broken steering column module clock spring and an insufficient grounding of the steering components, could lead to an inadvertent deployment of the driver airbag. A broken steering column module clock spring activates a driver airbag warning message in the instrument cluster, as well as the red airbag warning lamp. An inadvertent driver airbag deployment may cause a risk of injury to the driver and might increase the risk of a potential crash.
CONSEQUENCE
An inadvertent driver airbag deployment may cause a risk of injury to the driver and might increase the risk of a potential crash.
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As a precautionary measure an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer, will add sufficient grounding to the steering components on the affected vehicles.
 
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