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

December 01 2021 NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V933000

Fender Liner May Damage Brake Hose

A damaged brake hose may leak brake fluid, extending the distance needed to stop the vehicle
and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number 21V933000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 98

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and
Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The front axle fender liner and brake hose may be too close,
allowing the fender liner to contact and damage the brake hose.

Remedy

Dealers will inspect the condition and clearance of the brake hose, modify the fender liner trim,
and replace the brake hose as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are
expected to be mailed January 24, 2022. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at
1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3BAURAVE.

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.nhtsa.gov.

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