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Mercedes-Benz Recall : Mercedes Benz/FMVSS 208/Seat Belt Chime

2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500

If the driver buckles his seat belt prior to starting the vehicle, the chime will not sound at all when the vehicle is started.

Seat Belts — Front — Warning Light/Devices

Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 208, S7.3, "occupant crash protection." The seat belt chimes may not function as designed and is not consistent with the requirements of the standard.
Dealers will inspect the vehicles to ensure that the seat belt chime operates as required by the standard. Owner notification began September 25, 2002. Owners who do not receive the free instructions within a reasonable time should contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-201-573-0117.
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Date Announced
JUL 26, 2002
Vehicles Affected
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