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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Recalls

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Most Recent 2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Recall

On November 17, 2016, Dodge recalled 17,501 Dodge Sprinter 2500. Daimler vans usa, llc (dvusa) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 dodge and freightliner sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans manufactured june 30, 2003, to august 31, 2006. the instrument cluster on the affected vehicles fails to illuminate the brake warning lamp in the instrument cluster during the vehicle start up bulb-function check. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 105, "hydraulic and electric brake systems."
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Recall Details

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.

Recall repairs on your Sprinter must be performed by a Dodge 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 Dodge 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.

Summary on July 24, 2008
Sprinter is recalling 27 my 2001-2006 dodge and freightliner 2500 and 3500 vehicles. the welding seam between the bracket and steering column of affected spare parts does not meet design specifications. the result of an out of specification welding seam is that the steering column may detach from its interior vehicle mounting bracket.
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 17, 2007

During extremely hot and humid conditions, on trucks equipped with rear air conditioning, the lens for the rear light may distort from the combined heat from the bulb and weather conditions. This could lead to a short circuit of the rear lamp, increasing the risk of fire.

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 November 26, 2004

The retractors that secure a wheel chair into a handicapped conversion van may be out of alignment and not be effective in keeping the wheel chair secured.

Sure-Lok, the manufacturer of the component in question, contacted owners of affected vehicles in 2004.  You can check with your dealer to assist in seeing if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

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