Actually, they work a little too good.

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> Thomas via Mercedes
> Sent: Thursday, July 02, 2015 12:33 PM
> To: mercedes@okiebenz.com
> Cc: Rich Thomas
> Subject: Re: [MBZ] Sticker on Used MB
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> Are they Takata airbags?  If so, they don't work anyway, so you can just
> disregard
> 
> --R
> 
> 
> 
> On 7/2/15 12:18 PM, LarryT via Mercedes wrote:
> > So the dates are when the Air Bags are supposed to be replaced? That
> > must be pretty expensive --
> >
> > Hmm I wonder how much of the mechanism is replaced?  Just the
> > explosive mechanism or just the sensors?  Don't know what kind of
> > explosives they use but from personal experience, I've seen bullets
> > that were hand-loaded 35+ years ago still fire like new. I doubt they
> > use smokeless gun powder but it's probably similar chemicals involved
> > (Perhaps).
> >
> > Thanks -
> > LarryT
> > 91 300D
> >
> > On 7/2/2015 11:56 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote:
> >> I remember this being a big thing at one point where airbags were
> >> supposed to stop working and we were all going to die in horrible
> >> crashes.Last I heard it turns out that nobody really knows the
> >> effective lifespan of an airbag.
> >> If you could use it as a negotiating tactic I'd say go for it. rel
> >> -Curt
> >>        From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> >>   To: Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> >> Cc: Dan Penoff <d...@penoff.com>
> >>   Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2015 11:18 AM
> >>   Subject: Re: [MBZ] Sticker on Used MB
> >>     Based on being notified of an age extension on an older MB, I
> >> have to assume that there is an "Use By" date for air bags. I have
> >> seen similar stickers on my cars.  That being said, I've never heard
> >> of anyone ever replacing all of their air bags based on their age....
> >>
> >> Dan
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPad
> >>
> >>> On Jul 2, 2015, at 11:09 AM, LarryT via Mercedes
> >>> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I was browsing some used MBs and noticed a sticker in the door frame
> >>> of a ML320 that read; Steering Wheel -  06-2015 Instrument Panel -
> >>> 06-2015 Left Front Door - 06-2015 Right Front Door - 06-2015 Left
> >>> Front Door - 06-2015 Right Front Door - 06-2015 Left Roof Frame
> >>> ----------- Right Roof frame ----------
> >>>
> >>> I assume there are air bags in each location and each will need to
> >>> be replaced at some point?  The sticker says they need to be
> >>> replaced this month, correct?  Seems  like that would require a
> >>> large price reduction.  Don't recall the year of the ML  but I think
> >>> it was between 2000 and 2005.  Is there a time frame when air bags
> >>> need to be replace ?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks
> >>> LarryT
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