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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Reliability Ratings

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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Recalls

There have been 7 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER) Recall Date: 11/26/2018
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 C300 Cabriolet, C300 Coupe, C300 4Matic Cabriolet, C300, C300 4Matic Coupe, C300 4Matic, C43 AMG Cabriolet, C43 AMG Coupe, C63 S AMG Cabriolet, C350e Plug-In Hybrid, C63 AMG Cabriolet, C63 AMG Coupe, C63 S AMG Coupe, C63 AMG, C63 S AMG, 2018-2019 GLC300 4Matic Coupe, GLC300, GLC63 AMG Coupe, GLC300 4Matic, GLC350e Plug-In Hybrid, GLC43 AMG Coupe, GLC43 AMG, GLC63 S AMG Coupe, and GLC63 AMG vehicles equipped with Audio 20 head units and automatic child seat recognition. The status of the passenger side air bag may not display correctly.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 104663
  • Consequence: If the passenger air bag is incorrectly displayed as 'ON' when it is not, a front seat passenger may be unaware that the air bag will not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the audio head unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 2, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018120009.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 31, 2017 to OCT 10, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2018120009
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V838000
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS Recall Date: 09/30/2018
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 and GLC300 4Matic, 2018 GLC350e and GLC63 AMG 4Matic and 2017-2018 GLC43 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The seat belt latch plates (the parts that insert into the buckles) for the outboard rear seats may retract into the interior paneling, preventing the occupants from being able to use the seat belts.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 4702
  • Consequence: If the rear seat passengers cannot fasten their seat belts, they have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install felt strips between the C-pillar and rear side paneling, free of charge. The recall began November 2, 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018100002.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 05, 2015 to MAY 30, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2018100002
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V683000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL Recall Date: 09/10/2018
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 GLC300 4MATIC Coupe, GLC300, GLC300 4MATIC, GLC350e 4MATIC, GLC43 AMG 4MATIC Coupe, and GLC43 AMG 4MATIC vehicles equipped with LED headlights. The front turn signals may have an incorrect color of pink or violet. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 4702
  • Consequence: Turn signals that are the wrong color may not be as easily recognized by other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the color of the turn signal, replacing the LED module as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 2, 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 07, 2018 to MAR 11, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2018090014
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V610000
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE Recall Date: 03/28/2018
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 AMG GT, AMG GT C, GLC43 AMG 4Matic, GLC300, GLC300 4Matic and GLC350e 4Matic vehicles. The housing for the driver side air bag inflator may have been made with defective steel. In the event of an air bag deployment, the defective steel may cause the inflator to improperly inflate the driver-side air bag and potentially rupture.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 57
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash involving driver air bag deployment, an improperly inflated air bag and/or an inflator rupture with sharp metal fragments might result in serious injury or death to the driver or to occupants.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 29, 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 22, 2018 to FEB 06, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2018050003
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V208000
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS Recall Date: 03/14/2018
  • Summary: Mercedes Benz USA LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 GLC43 AMG, 2016-2018 GLC300 4Matic, 2016-2018 GLC300, 2018 GLC63 AMG 4Matic, and 2018 GLC350e 4Matic vehicles. The seat belt latch plates (the parts that insert into the buckles) for the outboard rear seats may retract into the interior paneling, preventing the occupants from being able to use the seat belts.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 121858
  • Consequence: If the rear seat passengers cannot fasten their seat belts, they have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install a buffer to the c-pillar paneling, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 14, 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018030012.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 05, 2015 to MAR 07, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2018030012
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V177000
VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY Recall Date: 11/13/2017
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 GLC300, GLC300 4Matic, and GLC43 AMG vehicles. The fixed panoramic sun roof frontal and side plastic panels may have insufficient bonding, allowing the panels to separate during vehicle operation.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 9379
  • Consequence: If the sun roof panels detach from the vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash or injury for following traffic.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the bonding on the sun roof panels, correcting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2017110009.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 06, 2017 to AUG 03, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2017110009
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V715000
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL Recall Date: 10/05/2017
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling these vehicles: 2014-2018 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, CLA45 AMG 4Matic, 2015-2018 GLA250, GLA250 4Matic, GLA45 AMG 4Matic, C300 4Matic, C63S AMG, 2012-2014 C250, C350, C300 4Matic, E550 4Matic, 2013-2014 C63 AMG, 2012-2015 C250 Coupe, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG Coupe, 2013-2015 C350 4Matic Coupe, GLK250 4Matic BlueTec, GLK350, GLK350 4Matic, 2016-2017 C350e, C43 AMG, 2015 C400 4Matic, 2016-2018 C63 AMG, GLC300, GLC300 4Matic, 2017-2018 C300 Coupe, C300 4Matic Coupe, C43 AMG, C63 AMG Coupe, C63S AMG Coupe, C300 Cabriolet, C300 4Matic Cabriolet, C43 AMG Cabriolet, C63 AMG Cabriolet, C63S AMG Cabriolet, GLC300 4Matic Coupe, GLC43 AMG, GLC43 AMG Coupe, 2014 E350 Coupe, E350 4Matic Coupe, E350 Cabriolet, E400 Hybrid, 2015-2017 E400 Coupe, E400 4Matic Coupe, E400 Cabriolet, 2014-2017 E550 Coupe, E550 Cabriolet, B250e, 2014-2016 E250 BlueTec, E63 AMG 4Matic Wagon, 2012-2013 E350 BlueTec, 2012-2016 E350, E350 4Matic, 2015-2016 E400, E400 4Matic, 2012 E63 AMG...
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 495290
  • Consequence: If the driver air bag inadvertently deploys, it can increase the risk of injury and a crash.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge. The recall began in December 6, 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2017110011
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V627000

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Warranty

The Mercedes-Benz GLC comes with a four-year/50,000-mile warranty.

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