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Dodge Sprinter 3500 Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 12, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 17, 2016

The brake warning light in the instrument cluster does not light up as it should when the key is first turned on. Because of this, the driver may not be able to confirm that the brake light will come on when it should, when a brake concern occurs or when the parking brake is engaged. This could increase risk of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

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.

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.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 22, 2010
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.

Summary on July 24, 2008
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.