Mercedes Recall 126,000 Cars and SUVs as Airbags Inflate Without Crashing

Airbags JAG steering wheelMercedes has issued a recall for some 126,000 vehicles air bags have unexpectedly deployed without a crash or not deploy in a crash, due to a manufacturing error that allowed the units to corrode or malfunction.

The vehicles involved are Mercedes cars and SUVs under the modes C-300, C-350 and C-63 in the 2008 and 2009 model years. The recall also includes 2010 model GLK-350 4 Matic cars.

There are three known unintended air bag deployments reported in the United States and three others in countries outside of the US.  There have been no reported injuries at this point due to the defective air bags.

Mercedes will notify owners of these vehicles by the end of 2015.





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