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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
96,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 accessories - interior problems

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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 162014


  • 96,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Mercedes Benz Cls500. While the vehicle was parked, the front passenger seat head rest inadvertently deployed without any impact to the vehicle. The front passenger seat occupant sustained severe head and neck injuries, and suffered from constant headaches, which required medical attention. The vehicle was equipped with a head restraint deployment mechanism. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing, but was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 96,000.

- Vancouver, WA, USA

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