Driver Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode - 2015-2017 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 & 3500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V003
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 71,301

 

Driver Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the driver frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

 

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 29, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

 

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


Recall Acknowledgement

February 7, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V003-6483.pdf

Download (PDF, Unknown)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V003&docType=RCL


 

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