Recall List for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Mercedes-Benz service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Mercedes-Benz customer service.

  1. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL, AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #16V903000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 47,799

    Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic Bluetec, GL550 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe, GLE450 4Matic, 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, and 2017 GLS63 AMG vehicles manufactured April 23, 2014, to May 10, 2016. The front passenger seat Occupant Classification System (OCS) calibration may be incorrect, and as a result, the system can incorrectly classify the occupant as a child seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag.

    Consequence: If the front passenger air bag does not deploy as necessary in the event of a crash, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.

    Actions: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V903000 »

  2. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #16V602000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 15, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 2

    Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 GLE Coupe 450 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured July 11, 2015, to July 25, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with rear head restraints that may not stay locked in the upright position at very low temperatures.

    Consequence: If the vehicle is involved in a crash in very low temperatures, the rear head restraints may not function as intended, increasing the risk of rearseat occupant injury.

    Actions: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear head restraints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V602000 »

  3. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 SEAT BELTS:REAR NHTSA Campaign #16V442000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 16, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 423

    Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 ML250, ML350, ML350 4Matic, ML400 4Matic, ML63 AMG, and 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured from April 27, 2015, through May 19, 2015. The affected vehicles may have had the right rear seatbelt anchor bolt incorrectly installed.

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the right rear seatbelt anchor bolt could fail to secure the passenger, increasing their risk of injury.

    Actions: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, correct the installation of the right rear seat belt anchor bolt, free of charge. The recall began on July 22, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V442000 »

  4. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE NHTSA Campaign #16V440000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 15, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,826

    Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic Coupe vehicles manufactured December 10, 2014, to June 6, 2016. An error within the engine control unit (ECU) software may allow the engine to shut-down while the vehicle is braking, possibly confusing the driver into thinking the shut-down was planned due to the ECO start/stop function.

    Consequence: If the engine shuts down unintentionally, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

    Actions: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. The recall began August 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V440000 »

  5. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT NHTSA Campaign #15V709000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 52

    Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic coupes and GLE63 AMG S 4Matic coupes manufactured December 10, 2014, to April 29, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with rear drive shaft bolt fasteners that may loosen and result in the rear drive shaft separating from the transmission or the rear axle differential.

    Consequence: If the drive shaft separates, the vehicle will stall, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the bolt fasteners, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-November 2015. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V709000 »

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