RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
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.
What Should You Do?
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.
The brake system may have the improper master cylinder and fluid reservoir installed. With the wrong components, the brakes will not operate as designed and could pose a safety hazard. Dealers will replace the master cylinder and brake fluid reservoir. This recall began on March 7, 2008.