MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2017: STRUCTURE:BODY

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-09-11 - 2017-10-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V288000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-02 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-03 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-07
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 153
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles may be missing spot welds on the front side wall, connecting the door portal to the hinge reinforcements in the A-pillar area, possibly affecting vehicle strength in a crash.
Consequence:
      If the missing welds affect body strength, there may be an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and add any missing spot welds, free of charge. The recall began on July 2, 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.