2019-2021 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 1500-2500-3500-4500

December 15 2021 NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V972000

Software May Cause Unintentional Vehicle Movement

Unintentional vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number 21V972000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC


Potential Number of Units Affected 48400


Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner S vehicles.
A software error in the park lock system may allow the vehicle to move after the gear selector placed in the Park ‘P’ position without the parking brake applied.


Dealers will update the electronic stability program control unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 31, 2022. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762 DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3PA27 ERI/ERO.


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.nhtsa.gov.

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