Recalls & Defects For 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Vehicle Report: 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: AIR Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module

Report Receipt Date: 01/08/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v003000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2015-2017 freightliner sprinter 2500 and 3500 and mercedes-benz sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. these vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the driver frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Consequence
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Remedy
Dvusa will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. the recall is began march 15, 2019. owners may contact dvusa 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.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: AIR Bags:passenger Side Frontal

Report Receipt Date: 01/08/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v004000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2014-2017 freightliner sprinter 2500 and 3500 and mercedes-benz sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. these vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Consequence
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Remedy
Dvusa will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag module, free of charge. the recall began march 15, 2019. owners may contact dvusa 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.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Structure:body

Report Receipt Date: 05/03/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v288000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2017 mercedes-benz and freightliner sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. these vehicles may be missing spot welds on the front side wall, connecting the door portal to the hinge reinforcements in the a-pillar area, possibly affecting vehicle strength in a crash.

Consequence
If the missing welds affect body strength, there may be an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Remedy
Dvusa will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and add any missing spot welds, free of charge. the recall began on july 2, 2018. owners may contact dvusa 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.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Tires:temporary/Emergency Spare Tire

Report Receipt Date: 11/21/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v742000

Summary
Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain 2017 mercedes-benz and freightliner sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans. the spare tire holder under the vehicle may not be properly secured.

Consequence
If the spare tire holder is not properly secured, the spare tire may separate from the vehicle and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Dvusa will notify owners and dealers will lift the spare tire holder completely and tighten the securing screws as necessary, free of charge. the manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. owners may contact dvusa custom service at 1-854-888-3214.

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.safercar.gov.



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