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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE300d recalled for airbag fault

Mercedes-Benz is recalling three – yes, just three – of its 2019 GLE300d due to a fault with the side airbags that could see them deploy with excessive force.


Mercedes-Benz is recalling 2019 GLE300d SUVs for an issue with their side airbags, but it affects just three examples.

The affected vehicles are equipped with four- or five-zone climate control.

“The side airbags on this vehicle may deploy with excessive force and might not meet the requirements of UN-R135,” the company says in its recall notice.

“If the side airbags deploy with excessive force, there is an increased risk of injury to vehicle occupants.”

  • A total of three vehicles are affected from model year 2019.
  • The VIN list is viewable here.
  • The recall notice is viewable here.

If you’re the owner of an affected vehicle, you’ll need to take it to your local Mercedes-Benz dealer for a repair.

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