VS3LEDSENS – Headlamps Lack Calibrated Sensors – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

April 9, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V284000

Headlamps Lack Calibrated Sensors

Unexpected changes in the headlamp lighting angle may affect the drivers visibility, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V284

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 590

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles equipped with LED high performance headlights. The sensor for the headlamp range adjustment may not have been mounted or calibrated, possibly causing unexpected changes in the headlamp lighting angle.

 

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and retrofit the sensor and correctly calibrate the rotation angle sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 4, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3LEDSENS.

 

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


4 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500 2019
FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 2019
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 2500 2019
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2019

2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V284-9123.PDF 214.187KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V284-7975.pdf 245.828KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V284&docType=RCL


 

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Last update on 2019-08-09 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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