Mercedes-Benz - Mercedes-Benz A176

recall information

Recall number
REC-003496
PRA number
2013/13615
Campaign number
RC1036
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Mercedes-Benz
Model
A176
Affected units
46

What are the defects?

The internal frame of the dash-board may not have been manufactured correctly. In the event of an accident this may restrict the deployment of the passenger-side airbag.

What are the hazards?

If the event of an accident, the air bag may deploy abnormally, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.

What should consumers do?

A letter will be sent to affected owners.

The dash-board will be inspected and replaced if required. The repair will be completed free of charge. A full list of authorised Mercedes-Benz dealerships can be found at www.mercedes-benz.com.au.
Supplier details
Mercedes-Benz

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product type