Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen Beetle threatened with recall

More than 160,000 vehicles, including Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz cars, are subject to recalls in the latest round of recalls.

The recalls were reported by automakers or the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in recent weeks.

If you want to learn more about vehicle recalls or find out if your vehicle is being recalled, you can search the USA TODAY automotive recall database or the NHTSA database, where you will need the vehicle identification (VIN) of your car or its year. , Brand and model. You can also contact your car manufacturer for more information.

Here are the last recalled roundup cars:

Summary of last week’s car recalls: Chevrolet Bolt, cars with Takata airbags among recalled cars

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Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain 2001-11 C-Class, CLK, E-Class and CLS vehicles because the glass sunroof panel may not be properly secured which could detach and increase the risk of a crash.

At least 123,696 vehicles are affected.

Affected owners should be notified of the recall by mail on February 21, 2023. Dealers will inspect the sunroof panel and replace it if necessary, free of charge.

Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen is recalling certain 2015-2016 Beetle and Beetle Convertible vehicles due to issues with the driver’s side air bag inflator due to propellant degradation due to high humidity and high temperatures, as well as high temperature cycling. The inflator can explode, which can cause sharp metal fragments to collide with the driver or passengers of the vehicle, resulting in serious injury or death.

At least 37,558 vehicles are affected.

Affected owners should be notified of the recall by mail on February 17, 2023. Dealers will replace the driver’s side air bag free of charge.

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