VS3HELI – Taillights May Dim or Switch Off – 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

August 12, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V591000

Taillights May Dim or Switch Off

Reduced taillight visibility increases the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V591

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 8,243

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 1500, 2500, 3500, and 4500 vehicles. If the manual turn-switch that activates the vehicle lights is turned quickly from one lighting position to another, the brightness of the taillights can be significantly reduced or could switch off completely.

 

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter dealers will update the body control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 20, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA’s number for this recall is VS3HELI.

 

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


8 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 1500 2019
FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500 2019
FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 2019
FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 4500 2019
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 1500 2019
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 2500 2019
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2019
MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 4500 2019

2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V591-6992.pdf 244.935KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V591-6104.PDF 236.909KB

Download (PDF, 231KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V591&docType=RCL


 

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