Recalls & Defects For 2017 Lexus ES



Vehicle Report: 2017 Lexus ES

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Suspension:front:springs:torsion BAR

Report Receipt Date: 03/08/2022
NHTSA Campaign: 22v131000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc. (dvusa) is recalling certain 2021 mercedes-benz sprinter vehicles. the shim on the torsion bar was installed incorrectly during assembly.

Consequence
An incorrectly assembled torsion bar may fail at the connection between the torsion bar and linkage, resulting in a loss of vehicle stability, and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Dealers will correct the position of the shim and replace the torsion bar linkages, free of charge. owner notification letters are expected to be mailed april 11, 2022. owners may contact dvusa customer service at 1-877-762-8267. dvusa's number for this recall is vs3vadreh.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Equipment:other:labels

Report Receipt Date: 02/09/2022
NHTSA Campaign: 22v073000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2021 mercedes-benz sprinter vehicles. the gross vehicle weight rating (gvwr) may be improperly stated on the tire and loading label. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 120, "wheels and rims-other than passenger cars."

Consequence
The operator may overload the vehicle, resulting in excessive tire wear and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Dealers will inspect and replace, as necessary, the tire and loading information label. additionally, tires will be inspected for excessive wear and replaced as necessary. all repairs will be conducted free of charge. interim owner notifications were mailed to owners on march 4, 2022. owner notification letters were mailed on march 21, 2022. owners may contact dvusa customer service at 1-877-762-8267. dvusa's number for this recall is vs3re58hin.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/Piping, and Fittings

Report Receipt Date: 12/01/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v933000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2021 mercedes-benz sprinter and freightliner sprinter vehicles. the front axle fender liner and brake hose may be too close, allowing the fender liner to contact and damage the brake hose.

Consequence
A damaged brake hose may leak brake fluid, extending the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Dealers will inspect the condition and clearance of the brake hose, modify the fender liner trim, and replace the brake hose as necessary, free of charge. owner notification letters were mailed on march 4, 2022. owners may contact dvusa customer service at 1-877-762-8267. dvusa's number for this recall is vs3baurave.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Seat Belts

Report Receipt Date: 07/07/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v513000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2021 mercedes-benz sprinter, metris, and freightliner sprinter vehicles equipped with automatic locking retractor (alr) seat belt assemblies. the seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. as such, these assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 208, "occupant crash protection."

Consequence
An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.

Remedy
Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. owner notification letters were mailed on december 21, 2021. owners may contact dvusa's customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Structure

Report Receipt Date: 12/01/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v934000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2021 mercedes-benz sprinter vehicles. the spring-loaded rear step bolt fasteners were not properly tightened.

Consequence
Loose bolt fasteners may allow the rear step to separate from the vehicle, becoming a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Dealers will tighten the bolt fasteners and replace the console and attaching hardware, free of charge. owners notification letters were mailed february 11, 2022. owners may contact dvusa customer service at 1-877-762-8267. dvusa's number for this recall is vs3hecktri.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Electrical System:wiring

Report Receipt Date: 10/06/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v779000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2021 mercedes-benz sprinter vehicles. a cable duct may drop out of place due to unlatched engagement hooks inside the battery case. this may cause the starter-generator wiring harness to chafe against the transmission carrier, which could result in an electrical short-circuit.

Consequence
An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.

Remedy
Dealers will replace the engagement hooks on the affected cable duct with expanding rivets, free of charge. the recall began on november 2, 2021. owners may contact dvusa's customer service at 1-877-762-8267. dvusa's number for this recall is vs3kabkan.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Electrical System:software

Report Receipt Date: 06/02/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v411000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2019-2021 mercedes-benz sprinter and freightliner sprinter vehicles. the mbux multimedia system software may cause the display to remain black, or reboot after startup. this could result in the rearview camera image not displaying properly. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 111, "rear visibility."

Consequence
A backup camera that displays a blank image reduces the driver's rear view, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy
The multimedia system software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (ota) update, free of charge. dvusa issued owners an interim notification on july 23, 2021. owners may contact dvusa customer service at 1-877-762-8267. dvusa's number for this recall is vs3uxpobox.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Electrical System

Report Receipt Date: 06/02/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v410000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling 2019-2021 mercedes benz sprinter and freightliner sprinter vehicles equipped with swivel seats. the wiring harnesses for the front seats may have been routed incorrectly and could become jammed and damaged in the swivel seat frames.

Consequence
Damage to the wiring harness can prevent the side air bag within the seat to deploy inadvertently or not deploy as designed, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy
Dealers will attach the mounting clip to the correct position, free of charge. owner notification letters were mailed on august 11, 2021. owners may contact dvusa customer service at 1-877-762-8267. dvusa's number for this recall is vs3drehsel.

Notes
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.nhtsa.gov.



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