Driver Airbag - 2007-2009 Dodge Sprinter

NHTSA

16V077

SUMMARY:

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (Daimler Vans) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles manufactured July 1, 2006, to July 31, 2008, 2007-2014 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles manufactured July 1, 2006, to July 1, 2014, and 2010-2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles manufactured July 1, 2010, to July 1, 2014.

Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

 

CONSEQUENCE:

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

 

REMEDY:

Daimler Vans will notify the Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner owners and Fiat Chrysler will notify the Dodge owners.

The respective dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Interim notices were mailed to owners on April 11, 2016.

Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available.

Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner owners may contact Daimler Van's customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dodge owners may contact Fiat Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.

 

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

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