The new generation of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is currently the subject of a recall because of a problem with the seatbelt anchors.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the subject to its first recall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the new generation of the luxurious sedan is being affected by a recall which was issued because of the incorrectly installed seatbelt anchors. The NTHSA says that the front seatbelt anchors in the affected vehicles may not have been installed correctly and they can come loose in a crash, increasing the risk of injury by not properly securing the passenger.
The affected 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vehicles have been produced between the 11th of April, 2013, and the 14th of October, 2013. A total of 290 units are believed to be affected in the United States and they can be found in the S550 trim. Owners of the new S-Class generation, which are the subject to this recall, will be announced by the carmaker and the company’s dealerships will inspect and correct the front seatbelt anchor fitting, free of charge. For more information on the subject, owners can contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372, or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.