Go Back  MBWorld.org Forums > Mercedes-Benz AMG Vehicles > C63 AMG (W204)
Airbag recall: Anybody done yet? in US. >

Airbag recall: Anybody done yet? in US.

Notices
C63 AMG (W204)
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Airbag recall: Anybody done yet? in US.

 
Old 01-10-2019, 12:03 AM
  #26  
MBWorld Fanatic!
 
bhamg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,842
Thanked 65 Times in 59 Posts
C63 AMG
Originally Posted by exhaustgases View Post
From what I have read, most all the replacement inflaters are just new, made the same as the old and will some years down the road need replacement again. Please correct me if this is not true.
IMO those are incorrectly designed devices, and all the dangerous ones in cars now should be removed, a letter that says they don't have a replacement now, does nothing to address the potential danger.

This may give you some hope...


Takata has agreed not to sign any more contracts to sell ammonium nitrate inflators and phase it out of manufacturing by the end of 2018.


bhamg is offline  
Old 01-12-2019, 08:21 AM
  #27  
IB Staff
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 111
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Sadly I would rather take the damn thing out myself and just be done with it.......wonder how difficult taking it out would be?
IB Tim is offline  
Old 01-15-2019, 06:53 AM
  #28  
IB Staff
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 111
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Any takers on how to disable our face bomb.....do we need take this off line........how to disarm the P-bag.
IB Tim is offline  
Old 01-16-2019, 10:24 PM
  #29  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 371
Thanked 18 Times in 17 Posts
LS400
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-t...-idUSKBN1A40X5

I would bet alot of folks think they are safe from the new replacement airbags. Just not worth losing your eyes over.
exhaustgases is offline  
Old 01-17-2019, 08:52 AM
  #30  
MBWorld Fanatic!
 
Adi-Benz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 3,243
Thanked 266 Times in 243 Posts
2010 C300 4MATIC
Mercedes is at one of the lowest risks, I don't think you guys should be pulling fuses, as most seem to be working fine. Mercedes has 0 records of deaths versus Honda and Lexus which were the highest risk and did have deaths.
Adi-Benz is offline  
Old 01-18-2019, 06:37 PM
  #31  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 27
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
1999 CLK320 (Sold), 2011 GLK350, 2014 C63
Dealership got back to me a few days ago and said the part has come in for my wife's GLK. Scheduled an appointment to drop the car off tomorrow for the repair. Looks like it's legit just not sure when they'll get to the C63s.
CLKmak is offline  
Old 01-19-2019, 12:39 PM
  #32  
MBWorld Fanatic!
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Houston - Clear Lake
Posts: 1,239
Thanked 63 Times in 50 Posts
C63 coupe, Z3M Roadster garage queen
Disabling the airbag is a really bad idea. Lots of lives have been saved when a Mercedes airbag deploys. Zero lives have been lost due to shrapnel from a Mercedes airbag deployment. Disabling avoids an extremely small risk by replacing it with a much bigger risk. What's your liability - both legal and mental - if your passenger dies or is severely injured because you disabled their airbag?
zcct04 is offline  
Old 02-07-2019, 04:23 PM
  #33  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Sarasota, Florida
Posts: 473
Thanked 25 Times in 25 Posts
16 E550 Cab, 2012 ML63
go the letter today for the 2016 E550 Cab......... not gonna bother talking to Sarasota mb for at least a month....
mrmotoguzzi00 is offline  
 

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:
You have already rated this thread Rating: Thread Rating: 0 votes,  average.

Quick Reply: Airbag recall: Anybody done yet? in US.


Contact Us - About Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: