US NHTSA Recalls: Mercedes-Benz & Freightliner Sprinters


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, April 30, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of sixty two (62) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/EdQa30qv3Do

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the sixty two (62) recalls the NHTSA announced this April comes news of the following:

Daimler Vans North America LLCDaimler Vans USA, LLC (“DVUSA”), a Centennial, Colorado establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 52,127 model year 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Equipment – Incorrect Information in Operator’s Manual

Logo - Mercedes-BenzNHTSA Safety Notification 20V180000 reports the recalled vehicles’ Operator’s Manuals may not contain the correct information about how the automatic parking function (“Auto-P”) operates.

Logo - FreightlinerAccording to the NHTSA, if the driver relies on the Auto-P function as described in the Operator’s Manual, vehicle rollaway or unintended movement may occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

DVUSA will notify registered owners, and Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter dealers will provide the correct description of the Auto-P function for the Operator’s Manual, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 8, 2020. Owners may contact DVUSA Customer Service toll-free at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s designation for this recall is VS3BAUTOP.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Vans USA, LLC, please search for “Daimler” or “DVUSA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mercedes-Benz, please search for “Mercedes” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Freightliner, please search for “Freightliner” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Sprinter brand, please search for “Sprinter” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V180000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12972-2020
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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