MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2017: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-07-11 - 2017-08-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V742000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-01-19 Date Received by ODI: 2017-11-21 Date Added to Database: 2017-11-22
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 773
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans. The spare tire holder under the vehicle may not be properly secured.
Consequence:
      If the spare tire holder is not properly secured, the spare tire may separate from the vehicle and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners and dealers will lift the spare tire holder completely and tighten the securing screws as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA custom service at 1-854-888-3214.
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.