FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500 2009: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : SPRINTER 2500 Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2006-07-01 - 2009-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V478000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-09-29 Date Received by ODI: 2017-07-28 Date Added to Database: 2017-08-01
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 43689
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2007-2009 Freightliner and Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into 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 rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
      An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall began on September 29, 2017. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall fully supersedes recall 15V-354 and partially supersedes recalls 16V-379 and 17V-025.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.