SPRINTER 2500 2003: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : SPRINTER Model : 2500 Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2003-10-01 - 2006-05-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V173000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-04-10 Date Received by ODI: 2008-04-15 Date Added to Database: 2008-04-15
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Buses North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6
Summary:
      SPORTSMOBILE IS RECALLING 6 MY 2003-2006 2500 SPRINTER VAN CLASS B REGULAR BODY AND EXTENDED BODY RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION. THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE "GAS FLAME" IS PRESENT.
Consequence:
      RELEASE OF COOLANT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      SPORTSMOBILE WILL BE WORKING WITH DOMETIC IN ORDER TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS "PLEASE SEE 06E076". DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 10, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR SPORTSMOBILE AT 1-512-835-4409.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.