Mercedes-Benz USA is remembering 1.29 million lorries since of a failure in its eCall software which may not offer a cars appropriate location to emergency situation responders after a crash, Car and Driver reported.
The recall covers cars offered from design years 2016 to 2021 and consists of CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, CLS-Class, SL-Class, B-Class, GLB-Class, GLC-Class, and G-Class vehicles, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The car manufacturer said it was unaware of any instances of material damages or accidents that have arised from the concern, and plans to provide a totally free software application update to be set up over the air or at dealers. The recall will start April 6th.
Mercedes-Benz said “a short-term collapse of the interaction modules power supply caused by a crash may cause the vehicles position throughout a possible emergency situation call being inaccurate.” “other functions of the automated and manual emergency call function remain fully operational,” the business included.
Reuters reported that in 2019, Mercedes-Benz in Europe investigated an incident where the automated eCall system supplied an inaccurate position for its vehicle. The business found other scenarios where an inaccurate automobile position was relayed.