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Old 08-21-2008, 05:51 AM   #1
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Default Dodge Sprinter / Freightliner Sprinter - Recall

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
DODGE / SPRINTER 2500 2008

FREIGHTLINER / SPRINTER 2500 2008

Manufacturer : SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPOR Mfr's Report Date : JUL 23, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V347000 N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 277

Summary:

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:

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

Remedy:

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.

Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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Make / Models : Model/Build Years:

DODGE / SPRINTER 2500 2001-2006

DODGE / SPRINTER 3500 2001-2006

FREIGHTLINER / SPRINTER 2500 2001-2006

FREIGHTLINER / SPRINTER 3500 2001-2006

Manufacturer : SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPOR Mfr's Report Date : JUL 15, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V339000 N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STEERING:COLUMN

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 27

Summary:
SPRINTER IS RECALLING 27 MY 2001-2006 DODGE AND FREIGHTLINER 2500 AND 3500 VEHICLES. THE WELDING SEAM BETWEEN THE BRACKET AND STEERING COLUMN OF AFFECTED SPARE PARTS DOES NOT MEET DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS. THE RESULT OF AN OUT OF SPECIFICATION WELDING SEAM IS THAT THE STEERING COLUMN MAY DETACH FROM ITS INTERIOR VEHICLE MOUNTING BRACKET.

Consequence:
THE OPERATOR MAY LOSE STEERING ABILITY OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMNS FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SPRINTER AT 843-695-5057.

Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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