FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 2019: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2019-02-08 - 2019-06-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V591000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-09-30 Date Received by ODI: 2019-08-12 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-13
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: VS3HELI
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8243
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC. "MBUSA" is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 1500, 2500, 3500, and 4500 vehicles. If the manual turn-switch that activates the vehicle lights is turned quickly from one lighting position to another, the brightness of the taillights can be significantly reduced or could switch off completely.
Consequence:
      Reduced taillight visibility increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MBUSA will notify owners, and Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter dealers will update the body control unit software, free of charge. The recall began September 30, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is VS3HELI.
Report Initiator: MFR 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.