Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. is remembering 1.29 million cars since of a failure in its eCall software application which might not offer an automobile’s proper area to emergency situation responders after a crash, Automobile and Chauffeur 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 cars, according to the National Highway Traffic Security Administration.
The car manufacturer stated it was uninformed of any circumstances of product damages or accidents that have actually arised from the problem, and prepares to offer a complimentary software application upgrade to be set up over the air or at car dealerships. The recall will start April sixth.
Mercedes-Benz stated “a short-term collapse of the interaction module’s power supply triggered by a crash may result in the automobile’s position throughout a possible emergency situation call being inaccurate.” Nevertheless, “other functions of the automated and manual emergency situation call function stay completely functional,” the business included.
Reuters reported that in 2019, Mercedes-Benz in Europe examined an event where the automated eCall system offered an inaccurate position for its automobile. The business discovered other circumstances where an inaccurate automobile position was communicated.