US NHTSA Recalls: Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner Sprinters


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Saturday, April 17, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty-nine (49) 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 forty-nine (49) recalls the NHTSA announced this month, comes news of the following:

Logo - Daimler Vans USA, LLCDaimler Vans USA, LLC (“DVUSA”), a Centennial, Colorado establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 1,285 model year 2019-2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter Vans marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Electrical System – Instrument Cluster Display too bright in apparent contravention of US FMVSS 101

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V235000 reports the Multifunctional Display in the Instrument Cluster of the recalled Sprinter Vans may not be adjustable and appear too bright in certain lighting conditions. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 101, “Control and Displays”.

According to the NHTSA, a Display that is too bright can hinder the driver’s vision, increasing the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

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 update the vehicle’s Instrument Cluster Software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 24, 2021. Owners may contact DVUSA Customer Service toll-free at 1-877-762-8267 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Mountain Standard Time (“MST”) for more information. DVUSA’s designation for this recall is VS3DISPKI.

==> 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/.

Logo - Freightliner==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Vans USA, LLC please search for “DVUSA” 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.

==> 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 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: 21V235000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14306-2021
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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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