VS3FERNLI – High Beams May Not Deactivate by Switch – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

April 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V309000

High Beams May Not Deactivate by Switch

Being unable to turn off the high beams may result in oncoming traffic being blinded by the vehicle’s lights, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V309

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,517

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (Platform 907) vehicles equipped with high-beam assist. A software error in the control unit may prevent the driver from being able to switch off the high beams when intended.

 

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter dealers will update the control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 7, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3FERNLI.

 

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

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V309-4859.pdf 244.864KB

GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (404:Not Found)

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V309-3666.PDF 213.908KB

GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (404:Not Found)

Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V309&docType=RCL


 

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Last update on 2019-05-31 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-05-31 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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