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Dodge Sprinter 3500 Recall 08V110000

Incorrect Brake Master Cylinder and Brake Fluid Reservoir May Be Installed

Recall Details

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.

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.

Brakes, March 7, 2008

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 7, 2008
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
34
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
08V110000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Summary
SPRINTER IS RECALLING 34 MY 2007-2008 DODGE AND FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 CARGO VANS. SOME OF THESE VANS MAY NOT HAVE HAD THE CORRECT BRAKE COMPONENTS INSTALLED.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN POOR BRAKING PERFORMANCE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE APPROPRIATE MASTER BRAKE CYLINDERS AND BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIRS. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-800-992-1997.
Notes
CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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