MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2018: AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-08-31 - 2019-07-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V695000
Date Owner's Notified: 2020-02-10 Date Received by ODI: 2019-10-02 Date Added to Database: 2019-10-02
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: VS3AIRIGEL
Component: AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1232
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The airbag systems may not have been activated after vehicle production. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence:
      An inactive airbag system can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to determine if the airbag systems have been activated, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. DVUSA issued owners an interim notification on November 22, 2019. The recall began February 10, 2020. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS3AIRIGEL.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
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.