Mercedes-Benz recalls 2014 vehicles over seat belts

Front seat belt anchor may not be installed properly.


Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is recalling certain model year 2014 S550 vehicles manufactured April 11, 2013, through Oct. 14, 2013, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. In the affected vehicles, the front seat belt anchor might not be installed correctly allowing it to come loose in a crash.
If the seat belt anchor comes loose, in the event of a crash, the occupant may not be properly secured, increasing the risk of injury.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the front seat belt anchor fitting, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372. Mercedes-Benz's recall number is 2013110008.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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