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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: 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. An interim notice is expected to be mailed on November 17, 2017. A second notice will be mailed to owners when parts become available. Owners may contact Daimler's customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
FEB 10, 2015 to MAY 30, 2017 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V335000
Mfg's Report Date: MAY 21, 2018
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 7433


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. The transmission support may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle body, potentially resulting in damage to the driveshaft.

Consequence:
Damage to the driveshaft could cause a loss of power to the wheels, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission support mounting bolts, replacing and tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began July 11, 2018. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 30, 2015 to MAY 10, 2017 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V837000
Mfg's Report Date: NOV 28, 2018
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 12383


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. The fuel hose in the engine compartment may leak at the lower connecting point of the transition hose, between the underbody fuel line and the Schrader valve and/or where the fuel line connects to the fuel pump.

Consequence:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

Remedy:
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected hose and clamp, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 25, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 01, 2015 to MAR 14, 2017 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 19V290000
Mfg's Report Date: APR 09, 2019
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 9471


Summary:
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Metris vehicles sold, or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,

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