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2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 5 official 2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 recalls. Find out if your 2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 10, 2016

The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

Recalls on your affected Dodge or Mercedes-Benz vehicle must be performed by the respective Dodge or Mercedes-Benz dealership. Chrysler and Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local appropriate Dodge or Mercedes-Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 12, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the passenger front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

Freightliner and Dodge will notify their respective owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 29, 2011

On vehicles equipped with a second row bench seat, the seat belts may not perform as required, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. In the event of a crash, the affected seat belts could fail without warning. Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 6, 2008

On seventy-nine vehicles, a shaft for the rear axle may contain cracks. If the shaft breaks, there is an increased risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the left rear driveshaft may have cracks. Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 7, 2008

The brake system of the Sprinter van may have the incorrect master cylinder and fluid reservoir installed. This would cause poor braking performance and should be corrected.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; an ineffective brake system is a safety hazard. Please contact your Sprinter dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.