Originally appeared on NHTSA
If the doorway strip does not function properly, there is an increased risk of a pinch injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V106000
Manufacturer Setra of North America
Potential Number of Units Affected 429
Setra of North America (Setra) is recalling certain 2006-2010 S417 vehicles. The doorway strip that prevents a pinch injury from the outward swiveling entry door may not function properly.
Setra will notify owners, and dealers will, retrofit a bridging cable to the door control unit that will prevent deactivation of the anti-entrapment strip, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 16, 2018. Owners may contact Setra customer service at 1-800-241-2947 . Setra’s number for this recall is 72.4M10699A.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153 ), or go to www.safercar.gov.