VS2SCHRALU – Loss of Power Steering Assist Due to Corrosion – 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris

April 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V290000

Loss of Power Steering Assist Due to Corrosion

Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V290

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 9,471

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Metris vehicles sold, or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia and Wisconsin. The aluminum bolts that attach the power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and fracture causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist.

 

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the aluminum bolts with steels bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 27, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS2SCHRALU.

 

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.


2 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MERCEDES BENZ METRIS 2016-2017

2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V290-1539.pdf 246.136KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V290-5694.PDF 215.615KB

Download (PDF, 211KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V290&docType=RCL


 

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