MERCEDES BENZ METRIS 2017: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : METRIS Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-11-15 - 2018-01-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V497000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-28 Date Received by ODI: 2018-07-29 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-02
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. The drive shaft securing bolts may loosen at the automatic transmission flange.
Consequence:
      If the bolts loosen and fall out, the driveshaft may separate causing a loss of drive, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission flange, securing bolts, and clean the shaft seal, free of charge. The recall began September 28, 2018. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.
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.