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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 16 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 recalls between 2010 and 2016. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 7, 2017

A bracket that secures the driveshaft and support bearing may not have been welded properly and could separate from the vehicle. This could allow the driveshaft to strike fuel system components, causing a fuel leak.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Daimler Vehicles USA will notify known 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 Sprinter dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 February 10, 2017

The driveshaft was manufactured without having a catch strap to secure it to the undercarriage. As a result, if the driveshaft loosens, it could strike the fuel tank, causing a fuel leak and a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Daimler Vehicles USA will notify known 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 Sprinter dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 February 10, 2017

The air bag control unit that operates and deploys the air bags in an accident may become inoperative during an accident. This could prevent some or all of the air bags from deploying as needed in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Daimler Vehicles USA will notify known 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 Sprinter dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 February 10, 2017

The fuel tank may not be properly protected in the case of an accident.  A protective plate at the front of the tank and a foam ring on the filler neck were omitted in manufacturing. This could result in a fuel leak and fire.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Daimler Vehicles USA will notify known 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 Sprinter dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 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.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter must be performed by a Dodge or Mercedes Benz Sprinter dealership. Daimler Vans USA will notify known 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 Dodge or Mercedes Benz Sprinter dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 November 28, 2016

For vehicles modified by Midwest Automotive Deigns using seat adjusters manufactured by Atwood, the left side seat adjusters may allow the seat to move in the event of a crash. This would increase risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Midwest Automotive Designs will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in December, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Sprinter dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 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.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter van must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Mercedes Benz notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2016. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Sprinter dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 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.

Recalls on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter or Dodge dealership, respectively. Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in late June, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Sprinter or Dodge 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 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.

Recalls on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Sprinter will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Sprinter 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 April 29, 2016

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

Recalls on your Sprinter must be performed by a Sprinter dealership. Sprinter will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for 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 Sprinter 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.