Daimler Vans USA alerted owners of some 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter VS30s of a steering shaft trouble and warned them to forestall driving the affected automobiles.
In some instances, the guidance shaft could disconnect from the guidance gear, resulting in a surprising loss of steering, which might boost a crash risk.
Warning a purchaser against using a recalled vehicle is uncommon. Daimler also forbids sellers from promoting the trucks till they were repaired. There are 1,909 of the vehicles in stock on dealer masses.
Daimler Vans USA reported 4,800 cars within the globe to consider, nearly all inside the U.S. The affected vans had been assembled from Aug. 1, 2018, to Jan. 22, 2019, the day a supplier skilled guidance loss for the duration of a predelivery inspection.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter dealers will look at the bolts connecting the steerage shaft to the guidance gear. They willfully tighten or regulate them as wanted without spending a dime.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recollect variety is 19V-070.