Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,000 model-year 2017-18 Mercedes-Benz C300 and C300 4Matic coupes, C300 and C300 4Matic cabriolets; model-year 2017-18 Mercedes-AMG C43 4Matic coupes and cabriolets and C63S cabriolets; model-year 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 coupes and cabriolets and C63S coupes; and model-year 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 and E400 4Matic coupes
The Problem: The seatbacks of the front seats may not properly lock on the right side of the seat, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will inspect the locking of the seatbacks, replacing the seatback locks, as necessary, for free.
What Owners Should Do: Mercedes-Benz will begin notifying owners May 25. Owners can call the automaker at 800-367-6372, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit NHTSA’s website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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