US NHTSA Recalls: Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner Sprinters


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, February 26, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of eighty (80) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

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

Additional information:

Among the eighty (80) recalls the NHTSA has announced in February 2021, comes news of the following:

Logo - Daimler Vans USADaimler Vans USA, LLC (“DVUSA”), a Centennial, Colorado establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 48,667 model year 2012-2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 3500 Vans upfitted into campers or recreational vehicles (“RVs”) marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Electronic Stability Control – Electronic Stability Control Unit malfunction

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V042000 reports the Electronic Stability Control (“ESC”) unit may become disabled on these vehicles.

According to the NHTSA, if the vehicle’s Electronic Stability Control unit becomes disabled, vehicle driving stability may be impacted under certain driving conditions, increasing the risk of a crash.

Logo - Mercedes-Benz==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Daimler Vans USA will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the current Rear-Wheel Speed Sensor with a more robust Sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 22, 2021. Owners may contact DVUSA Customer Service toll-free at 1-877-762-8267 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Mountain Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. DVUSA’s designation for this recall is NC3DREZAHA.

==> 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 vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Vans USA, LLC, please search for “Daimler Vans” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles 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 Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” 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: 21V042000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14118-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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