Fuel Hose may Leak in Engine Compartment – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V837
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,383

 

Fuel Hose may Leak in Engine Compartment

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. The fuel hose in the engine compartment may leak at the lower connecting point of the transition hose, between the underbody fuel line and the Schrader valve and/or where the fuel line connects to the fuel pump.

 

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected hose and clamp, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 25, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check for Daimler Vans Recalls


Recall Acknowledgement

December 11, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V837-3155.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V837&docType=RCL


 

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