FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 2015: SEATS

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2019-01-14 - 2019-02-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V238000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-03-25 Date Received by ODI: 2019-03-26 Date Added to Database: 2019-03-26
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12
Summary:
      Vantage Mobility International, LLC "Vantage" is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Transit Van, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, and 2007 Ford F-250-based shuttle vehicles equipped with Freedman GO-3S foldaway seats. 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.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, if the seat back moves, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Vantage has notified owners, instructing them to contact Freedman for a repair kit, free of charge. The recall began March 25, 2019. Owners may contact Freedman customer service at 1-800-443-4540.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
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.