MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2017: LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-03-31 - 2017-10-13
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V804000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-02-02 Date Received by ODI: 2017-12-14 Date Added to Database: 2017-12-19
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2177
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 3500 vehicles equipped with the Crosswind Assist function. In the event of strong crosswind, automatic brake interventions by the vehicle dynamics control system "ADAPTIVE ESP" might not be activated.
Consequence:
      If Crosswind Assist system does not activate the automatic braking system as expected in the event of a strong crosswind, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the ESP control unit with corrected software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2018. Owners may contact DVUSA customer 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.