Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2016

The seat belts for the rear bench seat may not be fastened to the body securely. This could cause the belt to fail in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.

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 May 24, 2016

For vehicles configured for and equipped with super-high roofs, there may not be enough crash pads installed that protect occupants in a crash. This increases risk of occupant injury.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 29, 2016

The vehicle windows may separate from the vehicle body in a crash, resulting in the increased risk of occupant injury.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 18, 2016

The maximum weight the vehicle is rated to carry as listed on the tire pressure label located on the vehicle body is incorrect. The weight stated is too high, and could lead to the vehicle being inadvertently overloaded. This could cause axle or tire failure and lead to an accident.

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 May 5, 2015

Engine oil may leak from the timing chain tensioner gasket area. This can cause risk of a fire, as well as leave hazardous oil on the road.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 10, 2015

A part called an abutting wedge may have not been installed properly. This part makes door opening easier in the event of a severe frontal collision. Without this being installed properly, the doors may be difficult to open following an accident.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 1, 2014

An oil leak can develop from the front of the engine.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 13, 2011

A rear leaf spring may crack at the spring eye mounting point. A failed leaf spring would increase the risk of a crash.