Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags


78 cars could eject metal parts from inflator housing, although the company says it can be not Takata related.

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a remember for various design traces about worries the airbags could release metallic areas in the celebration of deployment – nevertheless the corporation states it truly is unrelated to the ongoing Takata remember campaign.

The marque reports 78 models across the A-Class, B-Course, C-Course, E-ClassGLA, GLC and AMG GT ranges could be affected by the situation, which could see the airbag fuel generator housing eject steel sections if the inflator is deployed.

“Deployment of the airbags might end result in compact metal areas getting to be dislodged from the airbag gas generator housing, which could injure the occupants of the vehicle,” the company suggests in the remember recognize.

Even though the situation sounds equivalent to that of the potentially deadly and widespread Takata airbag marketing campaign, Mercedes-Benz suggests this issue is unrelated.

The affected models have been offered from 1 March 2018 as a result of 30 April 2018 – a VIN list can be seen right here.

Entrepreneurs are recommended to get hold of their community seller to organize the inspection and fix of their motor vehicle, which will be carried out free of charge of cost.