Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (2018)

Production: 29. 4. 2018 - 23. 7. 2018 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

1. There are missing welding points on the vehicle frame. The crash safety of the occupants of the vehicle may be compromised.

The vehicles affected were manufactured between 29. 4. 2018 – 23. 7. 2018.

Source: Rapex Alert 50/2018 A12/1841/18

2. The wrong control lever in the sub-assembly of the door locks may mean that the doors on the right-hand side of the vehicle will not open, even when unlocked. In the event of an accident, there is an increased risk of injuries to occupants.

The vehicles affected were manufactured between 4. 7. 2018 – 19. 7. 2018.

Source: Rapex Alert 50/2018 A12/1857/18




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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a 17 characters code that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

You should make contact with a Mercedes-Benz dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering your car registration number; it will also reveal your car’s current MOT status.

This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications.


Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Mercedes Benz
Published by RAPEX 14. 12. 2018
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type Trucks
Production period 29. 4. 2018 - 23. 7. 2018
Type/number of model e1*2007/46*1761*1762; Type: FL3A4, FL3A5
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see alert detail link
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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