2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Recalls

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  • Recall Number
    13V542000
    Recall Date
    11/01/2013
    Component
    AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
    Summary

    Mercedes-Benz (Mercedes) is recalling certain model year 2013 SL63, SL550, and SL65 vehicles manufactured January 16, 2013, through April 30, 2013. The affected vehicles are equipped with an occupant classification system (OCS) that may not detect a very light person sitting in the front passenger seat.

    Consequence

    If the OCS does not detect a very light person sitting in the seat, the passenger side air bag would be turned off. In the event of a crash necessitating side air bag deployment, the passenger would be at an increased risk of injury.

    What Owners Should Do

    Mercedes will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side seat cushion including the OCS. The recall began on December 20, 2013. Owners may contact Mercedes at 1-201-573-0600.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
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