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



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.


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


Potential Number of Units Affected 590



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.


Brake Pedal Plate Welding – 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

April 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V314000

Pedal Plate May Bend, Impairing Brake Pedal Use

Impaired operation of the brake pedal may increase the risk of crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V314

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.


Potential Number of Units Affected 1,051



Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 A220 and A220 4MATIC vehicles. Due to improper welding, the pedal plate may bend, impairing the operation of the brake pedal.


Seat Back may not Stay Upright – 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

March 28, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V249000

Seat Back may not Stay Upright

In the event of a crash, if the seat back moves, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V249

Manufacturer Cabot Coach Builders inc DBA Royale

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 4



Cabot Coach Builders, Inc DBA Royale (Royale Limousine) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Mercedes Sprinter-based mini coaches equipped with Freedman GO-ES Foldaway Seats, part numbers 437052OLHIFOLD and 43705PFOLDSS. When the back seat cushion is rotated from the stowed position to the upright position, the seat cushion may not remain locked into place when under load, such as in a crash or a sudden stop.


Final Quality Check Was Not Performed – 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter & Metris

March 20, 2019

Final Quality Check Was Not Performed

Failure to identify loose safety related parts can increase the risk of crash and injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V222

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC


Potential Number of Units Affected 7



Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Metris vehicles. The affected vehicles left the reassembly plant without the final quality inspection of safety-relevant parts or bolt connections, resulting in possible unknown safety risks.