FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 2019: STEERING

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V109000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2020-02-25 Date Added to Database: 2020-02-26
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: VS3SCHLENK
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8595
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The screws that secure the intermediate bearing of the steering spindle may not have been properly tightened, potentially causing the screws to loosen and detach.
Consequence:
      If the screws detach, the driver may have difficulty steering the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace and properly tighten the steering spindle intermediate bearing screws, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2020. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS3SCHLENK.
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.