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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (2007 – 2020)

Published on 15 November 2020

Problem description:

The fatigue strength of the ball coupling device may be inadequate.

As a result, the device could crack and break, increasing the risk of an accident.

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans affected by this recall were manufactured between 20 September 2007 and 19 June 2020.

Mercedes recall code: NC3KUGELKO, VS3KUGELKO

Source: Rapex Alert 46/2020 A12/01483/20

Type of alertSerious
Production period20. 9. 2007 - 19. 6. 2020
Type/number of model e1*2007/46*0300*11, e1*2001/116*0424*14, e1*2007/46*0297*05, e1*2007/46*0300*12, e1*2007/46*0279*07, e1*2007/46*0297*06, e1*2007/46*0300*13, e1*2007/46*0279*10, e1*2007/46*0297*09,e1*2007/46*0301*01, L845*05, L969*04, L970*04, Type-approval numbers: , Types:906, AC, 30, 906BA35 906, AC, 35, 906BB35 906, AC, 35/4x4, 906BA50 906BB30, 906BA35 906BA30, 906BB35 906BA50, 906BB35/4x4 906BB50, 906BA50/4x4 906BB50, 906BB35/4x4, e1*2001/116*0353*06, e1*2007/46*0295*04, e1*2007/46*0300*06, e1*2007/46*0305*10 e1*2001/116*0353*16, e1*2007/46*0295*09, e1*2007/46*0300*07, e1*2007/46*0308*05 e1*2001/116*0354*03, e1*2007/46*0296*02, e1*2007/46*0279*11, e1*2007/46*0298*07, e1*2007/46*0301*04, e1*2007/46*0280*06, e1*2007/46*0299*04, e1*2007/46*0301*05, e1*2007/46*0280*07, e1*2007/46*0299*05, e1*2007/46*0301*07, e1*2007/46*0280*08, e1*2007/46*0294*08, e1*2007/46*0300*05, e1*2007/46*0301*15, L764*04, L764*06, L764*07, L765*03, L766*04, L766*06, L766*07, L844*03, L844*04, L844*05, L844*06, L845*03, L845*04, e1*2007/46*0299*06, e1*2007/46*0301*08, e1*2007/46*0280*09, e1*2007/46*0299*07, e1*2007/46*0301*09, e1*2007/46*0280*10, e1*2007/46*0299*09, e1*2007/46*0301*10, e1*2007/46*0294*02,e1*2007/46*0299*10, e1*2007/46*0300*08, e1*2007/46*0310*06 e1*2001/116*0354*17, e1*2007/46*0296*03, e1*2007/46*0300*09, e1*2001/116*0354*20, e1*2007/46*0296*06, e1*2007/46*0300*10, e1*2001/116*0424*12, e1*2007/46*0296*08, e1*2007/46*0301*11, e1*2007/46*0294*03, e1*2007/46*0299*11, e1*2007/46*0301*12, e1*2007/46*0294*04, e1*2007/46*0300*03, e1*2007/46*0301*13, e1*2007/46*0294*06, e1*2007/46*0300*04,e1*2007/46*0301*14
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also insee the source
Measures taken by economic operatorsRecall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex20201113

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 Mercedes Benz dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle

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

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