MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 2500 2015: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SPRINTER 2500 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-09-26 - 2014-10-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V092000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2017-02-10 Date Added to Database: 2017-02-15
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles were manufactured without a protective plate on the front of the gas tank and a foam ring at the filler neck. As such, these vehicles may not comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."
Consequence:
      Without the protective plate and the foam ring installed, impacts may damage the tank resulting in a fuel leak that can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
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.