Safety Ratings

Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Cargo Van RWD 126".

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 16V342000
Mfg's Report Date: MAY 23, 2016
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes Benz Metris vehicles manufactured from September 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The affected vehicles have rear differential gears that may have been improperly welded.

Consequence:
The weld may fail and result in a loss of power to the wheels, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear differential gears, free of charge. The recall began on August 11, 2016. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
AUG 31, 2015 to DEC 30, 2015 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V148000
Mfg's Report Date: MAR 06, 2017
Component: LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 72


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. These vans were to be equipped with the Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) feature, however, the installed instrument cluster and steering wheel does not support the function, and thus, the BSM system does not work on the vehicle.

Consequence:
If a vehicle is in the driver's blind spot, but the BSM system does not warn the driver, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Remedy:
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install the correct instrument cluster and steering wheel to enable the BSM function, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed on May 8, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. The recall began on May 26, 2017. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
FEB 26, 2016 to JAN 01, 2017 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V244000
Mfg's Report Date: APR 09, 2017
Component: SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 305


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. The affected vehicles have front seat seatbelt pretensioners that may not function properly in the event of a crash.

Consequence:
If the front seat seatbelt pretensioners do not function properly, the seat occupants may not be adequately restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy:
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seat belts, free of charge. An interim notification was mailed to owners on June 9, 2017. A second notice was mailed on July 7, 2017, to tell owners that the remedy is now available. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
AUG 02, 2016 to SEP 08, 2016 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V272000
Mfg's Report Date: APR 20, 2017
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Freightliner Sprinter and 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. During vehicle servicing, the affected vehicles received software updates that may conflict with some of the vehicle's computers.

Consequence:
The improper software may cause problems with the electronic stability control system, the air bag control unit or the engine management software. These problems can result in an increased risk of a crash or an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Remedy:
DVUSA will notify owners, and Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner dealers will update the affected control units on the vehicles, free of charge. An interim notice was sent to owners on July 12, 2017. The recall began on September 1, 2017. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
DEC 21, 2015 to DEC 21, 2015 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V595000
Mfg's Report Date: SEP 21, 2017
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vans. These vehicles have electrical power steering control units with improperly welded contact pins.

Consequence:
The improperly welded pins may lose contact, deactivating the power steering assist and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric power steering rack, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Daimler's customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
FEB 10, 2015 to MAY 30, 2017

Disclaimer

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