Mercedes-Benz recalls currently 280.618 Sprinter models from the production of the years 2017 and 2020. The reason for the recall is a possible damage to the brake hoses through the inner fender is. In Germany, a total of 63.732 models are affected.
Reduced braking performance is possible
Due to a possible contact of the inner fender of the Sprinter with the brake hoses on the front axle, the possibility of harm, which can create a leak in the braking system and thus a reduced braking power and extended braking distances is. Under the recall, Mercedes-checks-Benz peel the wheel well on the inside and adjusts these if necessary. Any damaged brake tubes in parallel to be replaced.
Affected holder of Sprinter from the years 2017 to 2020 will be in writing to be contacted. On a possible duration of a work instead of stay no data are available to us, should move in the range of approximately 1-2 hours (recall KBA: 9850, manufacturers Code VS3BRADVER).
The second recall due to faulty operating instructions
Another recall is also in the production of 2017 and 2020 and relates to a faulty description of the Auto-P function in the manual, which could lead to faulty operation. Here is the operating manual is added a Supplement to the Bulletin beige (KBA: 9846, manufacturer Code: VS3BAUTOP).
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