Mercedes-Benz is going to make a recall for 47,799 cars of the 2016-2017 GL- and GLE-Class in America.
Airbags are the reason of the recall. Here is the list of models that fall under the recall:
The thing is that the calibration for the front passenger classification set-up may be wrong. This could lead to false detecting of a person as a child seat. If this error occurs, the safety bag will not deploy during a collision. Obviously, this will lead to injuries.
The automaker is going to contact customers this months, It will be possible to update the occupant classification set-up software in the dealerships. The automaker is unaware of any injuries so far.