Mercedes-Benz EQS450, S500 & S580 Sedans [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: Logo - US National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationAs of Sunday, January 23, 2022, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty-three (43) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month.

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Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:
Among the forty-three (43) recalls the NHTSA has announced in January comes news of the following:

Logo - Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (“MBUSA”), a Sandy Springs, Georgia establishment and subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 1,239 model year 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS450 Sedans, Mercedes-Benz S500 and Mercedes-Benz S580 Sedans marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Electrical System, Communication – Disabled Emergency Call System

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V00J000 reports the Communication Module Software may restrict or disable the Emergency Call System (“eCall”).

According to the NHTSA, a disabled eCall System would prevent a vehicle occupant from contacting emergency services through the call center in an emergency, potentially delaying emergency responders and increasing the risk of serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Proposed Remedy:
The communication module software will be updated by an authorized Mercedes-Benz USA Dealer or through an Over-The-Air (“OTA”) update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 25, 2022. Owners may contact MBUSA Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-367-6372 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mercedes-Benz USA LLC or MBUSA, please search for “Mercedes-Benz” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler AG, please search for “Daimler” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Mercedes-Benz EQS450 brand, please search for “EQS450” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Mercedes-Benz S500 brand, please search for “S500” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Mercedes-Benz S580 brand, please search for “S580” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V00J000
Recalls Direct RIN: 15384-2022
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General information:
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Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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