2012 FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 Recall ID 158331

2012 FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V480000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FREIGHTLINER 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: SPRINTER 3500 
Model Year: 2012 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Daimler Vans USA, LLC 
Manufacture Dates: 07-01-11 through 08-31-12 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 17,609 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Daimler Vans USA, LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 07-28-17 
Record Creation Date: 08-01-17 
Regulation Part Number:  
FMVSS Number:  
Defect Summary: Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2012 Freightliner and Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. 
Consequence Summary: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. 
Corrective Summary: DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall supersedes recall 17V-025. 
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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2012 FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 Recall for 2012 FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 3500 AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

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