Mercedes-Benz is recalling 232 vehicles across five of its model lines due to a fault with the rear seatback lock.
The recall affects the C-Class, E-Class, GLC and EQC, plus the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door.
“In the event of an accident, with the cargo area loaded, the cargo could strike the backrest of the left rear seat, causing the back rest lock to fail,” Mercedes-Benz says in the recall notice.
“If the back rest lock fails, this increases the risk of injury or death of the vehicle occupants, especially in the left rear seat.”
- A total of 232 vehicles are affected from model year 2020.
- The recall affects the C-Class, E-Class, GLC, EQC and GT 4-Door lines.
- The VIN list is attached here.
- The original recall notice is attached 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.