Bracket Not Welded Correctly – 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V149
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,248

 

Bracket Not Welded Correctly

If the event of a crash, the bracket may detach and the drive shaft may damage the fuel system, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles.

The bracket for the center support bearing of the drive shaft may not have been properly welded.

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Blind Spot Monitoring Function Not Installed – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V148
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components LANE DEPARTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 72

 

Blind Spot Monitoring Function Not Installed

If a vehicle is in the driver’s blind spot, but the BSM system does not warn the driver, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles.

These vans were to be equipped with the Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) feature, however, the installed instrument cluster and steering wheel does not support the function, and thus, the BSM system does not work on the vehicle.

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Starting Current Limiter may Overheat – 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V114
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 354,434

 

Starting Current Limiter may Overheat

If the starting current limiter overheats, the surrounding components can melt, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2017 C300 4Matic, C300, CLA250, CLA250 4Matic and CLA45 AMG vehicles, 2017 C300 4Matic Cabrio, C300 4Matic Coupe, C300 Cabrio, C300 Coupe, E300, E300 4Matic, E400 4Matic Wagon, E43 AMG 4Matic, GLA250, GLA250 4Matic and GLC300 4Matic Coupe vehicles and 2016 C350e and GLC300 vehicles and 2016-2017 C450 4Matic AMG Sport and GLC300 4Matic vehicles.

In the event that the engine or transmission cannot turn over, the starting current limiter may overheat from the repeated attempts of the starter motor attempting to start the vehicle.

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Air Bag Control Unit may be Damaged in a Crash – 2013-2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V093
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 15,338

 

Air Bag Control Unit may be Damaged in a Crash

If additional air bags do not deploy as intended, the occupants are at an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans.

These vehicles were manufactured without a reinforcement plate and protective bracket on the air bag control unit.

As a result, the air bag control unit may not remain functional after the initial impact, possibly preventing additional air bags from deploying in response to a secondary impact.

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Driveshaft Catch Strap Not Installed – 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V094
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 2

 

Driveshaft Catch Strap Not Installed

A loose driveshaft may strike and puncture the gas tank, resulting in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank.

As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.”

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