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Recalls for 2008 Sprinter 2500 | Once a Green Beret

Recalls for 2008 Sprinter 2500

STRUCTURE
NHTSA Campaign No: 08V109000
Manufacturer’s Campaign No: H09
Manufactured From: 08/25/2006 – 01/14/2008
Units Affected: 727
Owner Notification Date: 04/09/2008
Description of Defect

CHRYSLER/SPRINTER IS RECALLING 727 MY 2007-2008 DODGE AND FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500 PASSENGER VANS EQUIPPED WITH 144 INCH WHEELBASE AND STANDARD ROOF HEIGHT. THESE VANS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201U, ‘OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT.’ SOME VANS MAY NOT HAVE HAD CERTAIN HEAD IMPACT PROTECTION PADS INSTALLED AT THE C-PILLAR.

Consequence of Defect

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND, IF THE HEAD IMPACT PROTECTION PADS ARE MISSING, THE APPROPRIATE PADS WILL BE INSTALLED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 9, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-800-853-1403.

SUSPENSION: REAR:SPRINGS

NHTSA Campaign No: 08V347000
Manufacturer’s Campaign No:
 
Manufactured From: 10/24/2007 – 11/12/2007
Units Affected: 277
Owner Notification Date: (no data)
Description of Defect

SPRINTER IS RECALLING 277 MY 2008 DODGE OR FREIGHTLINER 2500 TRUCKS. THE REAR AXLE SPRING LEAVES WERE PRODUCED WITH AN INCORRECT RAW MATERIAL. THEREFORE THE LEAVES ARE THICKER THAN THE SERIAL COMPONENTS.

Consequence of Defect

THE REAR AXLE SPRINGS MAY FAIL EARLIER THAN DESIGNED INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE REAR AXLE SPRINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 1-843-695-5000.

 

This recall information comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which maintains recall information for vehicles sold in the United States. All though we try to be accurate to confirm or check on recalls, you should contact your local dealership or visit the NHTSA website at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov.

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