MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER (VS30) 2019: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SPRINTER (VS30) Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-08-01 - 2019-01-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V070000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-02-15 Date Received by ODI: 2019-01-31 Date Added to Database: 2019-02-08
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2019010006
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4358
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "Daimler Vans" is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter VS30 vehicles. The steering shaft that connects to the steering gear may disconnect without warning.
Consequence:
      The steering shaft disconnecting from the steering gear can cause a sudden loss of steering control, increasing risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Daimler Vans will notify owners, advising them to stop driving the vehicle immediately. Dealers will inspect the bolts connecting the steering shaft to the steering gear, fully tightening and/or adjusting them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 15, 2019. Owners may contact Daimler Van's customer service at 1-800-367-6372. Daimler Van's number for this recall is 2019010006.
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.