Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz E Class Vehicles MY2016

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The air conditioner housing may have collided with the airbag control unit during assembly, therefore the airbag control unit may be damaged.

What are the hazards?

This may lead to an impairment of the functioning of the control unit and an inadvertent activation of the airbags cannot be excluded. This could increase the risk of injury for the occupants as well as the risk of an accident.

What should consumers do?

Consumers are requested to contact their most convenient authorised Mercedes-Benz Retailer for a free of charge repair.

To find a local Mercedes-Benz dealer, visit

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 2 May 2016 - 28 October 2016

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category