FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 2019: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V079000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2020-02-12 Date Added to Database: 2020-02-13
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: VS3FLABIND
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4385
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The flange connection between the exhaust gas turbocharger and the exit to the diesel particulate filter may not be attached properly, potentially causing an exhaust gas leak.
Consequence:
      An exhaust gas leak in the engine compartment increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter dealers will replace the flange seals and properly tighten the connection, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2020. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS3FLABIND.
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.