Recalls

Find the latest 2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Component SEAT BELTS
Component SEATS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BENCHES IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A CHILD RESTRAINT MAY NOT STAY PROPERLY SECURED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V324000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BENCH AND REPLACE THE BENCH AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 2500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. CERTAIN SEAT BENCHES HAVE BEEN MOUNTED WITH A LATCH BRACKET FOR CHILD RESTRAINTS THAT WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SEATS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BENCHES IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A CHILD RESTRAINT MAY NOT STAY PROPERLY SECURED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V324000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BENCH AND REPLACE THE BENCH AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 2500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. CERTAIN SEAT BENCHES HAVE BEEN MOUNTED WITH A LATCH BRACKET FOR CHILD RESTRAINTS THAT WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence THIS COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A CRACK OF THE SPRING EYE OVER TIME, WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V323000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Remedy OWNERS WILL BE CONTACTED, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SPRINGS AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 3500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. THE SUPPLIER OF THE REAR SPRINGS ROLLED THE SPRING EYE DIAMETER OUT OF TOLERANCE ON A LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTS IN ITS PRODUCTION, AND THEN CORRECTED THE DIAMETER WITHOUT HEATING THE PARTS.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence THIS COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A CRACK OF THE SPRING EYE OVER TIME, WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V323000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Remedy OWNERS WILL BE CONTACTED, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SPRINGS AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 3500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. THE SUPPLIER OF THE REAR SPRINGS ROLLED THE SPRING EYE DIAMETER OUT OF TOLERANCE ON A LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTS IN ITS PRODUCTION, AND THEN CORRECTED THE DIAMETER WITHOUT HEATING THE PARTS.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SEATS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BENCHES IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A CHILD RESTRAINT MAY NOT STAY PROPERLY SECURED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V324000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BENCH AND REPLACE THE BENCH AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 2500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. CERTAIN SEAT BENCHES HAVE BEEN MOUNTED WITH A LATCH BRACKET FOR CHILD RESTRAINTS THAT WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SEATS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BENCHES IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A CHILD RESTRAINT MAY NOT STAY PROPERLY SECURED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V324000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BENCH AND REPLACE THE BENCH AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 2500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. CERTAIN SEAT BENCHES HAVE BEEN MOUNTED WITH A LATCH BRACKET FOR CHILD RESTRAINTS THAT WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SEATS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BENCHES IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A CHILD RESTRAINT MAY NOT STAY PROPERLY SECURED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V324000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BENCH AND REPLACE THE BENCH AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 2500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. CERTAIN SEAT BENCHES HAVE BEEN MOUNTED WITH A LATCH BRACKET FOR CHILD RESTRAINTS THAT WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence THIS COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A CRACK OF THE SPRING EYE OVER TIME, WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V323000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Remedy OWNERS WILL BE CONTACTED, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SPRINGS AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 3500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. THE SUPPLIER OF THE REAR SPRINGS ROLLED THE SPRING EYE DIAMETER OUT OF TOLERANCE ON A LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTS IN ITS PRODUCTION, AND THEN CORRECTED THE DIAMETER WITHOUT HEATING THE PARTS.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SEATS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BENCHES IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A CHILD RESTRAINT MAY NOT STAY PROPERLY SECURED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V324000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BENCH AND REPLACE THE BENCH AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 2500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. CERTAIN SEAT BENCHES HAVE BEEN MOUNTED WITH A LATCH BRACKET FOR CHILD RESTRAINTS THAT WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.
Component SEAT BELTS
Component SEATS
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELTS IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR DEATH IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BENCHES IN THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED SUCH THAT A CHILD RESTRAINT MAY NOT STAY PROPERLY SECURED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Mfg's Report Date 2008-2011
Mfg's Report Date JUN 13, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V210000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 11V324000
Notes OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,437
Potential Number of Units Affected 47
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BENCH AND REPLACE THE BENCH AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-877-762-8267.
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ANY SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 843-695-5000.
Summary MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 2500 AND 3500 SPRINTER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL THREE-SEAT BENCH IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. THE SEAT BENCHES IN THE SECOND SEATING ROW MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 208, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT," AND MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." FIRST, THOSE SAFETY BELTS MAY NOT LOCK AS REQUIRED. SECOND, THE ASSEMBLY LOOP MAY NOT PERFORM TO MINIMUM FORCE REQUIREMENTS.
Summary SPRINTER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SPRINTER 2500 VEHICLES SOLD BOTH UNDER THE MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER BRAND NAMES. CERTAIN SEAT BENCHES HAVE BEEN MOUNTED WITH A LATCH BRACKET FOR CHILD RESTRAINTS THAT WAS NOT WELDED PROPERLY.