Mercedes has to recall 181 vehicles worldwide. In Germany, 61 vehicles are affected.
The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) is having the car manufacturer Mercedes recall 61 vehicles in Germany. 181 vehicles are affected worldwide. ,
Mercedes-Benz AG has determined that certain vehicles from the Citan and T-Class series (BR420) may be missing the airbag information sign on the outside and inside of the passenger sun visor. In this case, the guidance on potential airbag risks associated with the use of rear-facing child restraint systems would only be available in the owner's manual. ,
If a rear-facing child seat on the passenger side is not used in accordance with the instructions, which, due to its specific properties, cannot be detected by the seat occupancy detection system, it cannot be ruled out that the passenger airbag will be triggered in the event of an accident. In this case, the occupant load values for the person in the child seat could increase. In addition, legal requirements could not be met.
These models are affected by the recall in Germany:
(worldwide: 181 vehicles /throughout Germany: 61 vehicles)
As a precautionary measure, the front passenger sun visor on the affected vehicles will be replaced by the Mercedes-Benz service organization. The scheduled visit to the workshop to replace the passenger sun visor will take around 30 minutes.
The KBA reference number is 012501, the manufacturer code of the recall campaign is VS1HINSON (8190003). ,
Mercedes has to make improvements to 181 vehicles of different models worldwide. In Germany, 61 vehicles are affected. Mercedes-Benz AG has determined that the airbag information sign on the outside and inside of the front passenger sun visor may be missing on certain vehicles from the Citan and T-Class series (BR420).