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2016 FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500 Recall - Campaign #19V004000

 
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2016 FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500 RECALL - #19V004000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2014-2017 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 passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2016 FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufactured between 2/27/2013 - 4/5/2017
Recalled on 1/31/2019
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 3/15/2019
# Affected 88,388
Recalled for AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Description Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2014-2017 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 passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequences An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective action DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag module, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 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.
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