Mercedes-Benz A-Class, CGI, C-Class, CL, CLA, CLK, CLS, E-Class, G-Class, GL, GLA, GLC, GLE, GLS, GLK, GTS, M-Class, R-Class, S-Class, SLK Passenger car

Recall published
2017-04-10
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
A-Class, CGI, C-Class, CL, CLA, CLK, CLS, E-Class, G-Class, GL, GLA, GLC, GLE, GLS, GLK, GTS, M-Class, R-Class, S-Class, SLK
Product description
Passenger car
Risk
Following the update of the control unit coding, the coding parameters of the control unit could be defective. This could give rise to various unplanned reactions in the vehicle: the wrong airbag could be triggered in the event of an accident, the airbag control unit may not recognise the belt buckle status, the engine control unit could be coded with a false maximum speed or various assistance systems may not function.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
The vehicles in question were manufactured between December 2003 and December 2016 and received an update of the control unit coding over the period from 3 to 5 December 2016 in a garage.
Model number
Types: 176
245G
169
245
246
204
204K
216
209
218
211
211K
212
212K
207
454
451
463
164G
166
204X
197
221,164
251
231
230
171
172
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
A12/0457/17
Category
Automotive
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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