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2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe recalled for bad curtain airbags

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Oct 24th, 2012 at 2:00PM

Owners of certain 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupes will need to make an unscheduled trip to the service bay soon, as the automaker has just announced a recall due to faulty side curtain airbags. A total of 499 E350 and E550 models are affected, all of which were built between April 2 and June 29, 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the stitching on the "right side window curtain airbag" – the passenger side – may cause the bag to not deploy properly. NHTSA states that this airbag may deflate more quickly than it's supposed to, reducing the... Read More

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