Mercedes to recall 114.800 Sprinters only in the UK


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15. 3. 2019 In Misc


Limited to the UK market remains a recall for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (platform 906) equipped with the OM651 diesel engine. 114.800 right-hand vans manufactured between October 2013 to June 2018 are brought into the workshop.

As part of the “NC3AKTU537” campaign, there is a check and if necessary, renewal of the glow plug system, which is used to control the glow plugs and the fuel filter heater. In addition, the workshop should add an additional cover – probably to protect against moisture. Without these measures, there is the threat of a short circuit and worst case scenario a vehicle fire.

Whether such fires have actually occurred, does not emerge from the notification. The manufacturer merely emphasizes that there were “incidents” only in parked vehicles.

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Where now?


Source: kfz-rueckrufe.de


What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

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.


About the Author
Roman Beránek
Czech independent motoring journalist, ex-editor of CNC's Auto.cz website, former host of the CzechTV's "Automotorevue" show. He founded the car-recalls.eu website in 2016 to make car owners better informed and to help to improve road safety. Donate? paypal.me.

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