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Daimler Recalls More Than 80K Sprinters

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Daimler Vans is recalling certain 2007 to 2009 Freightliner and Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall fully supersedes recall 15V-354 and partially supersedes recalls 16V-379 and 17V-025.

Potential number of units affected: 43,689

Daimler Vans also is recalling certain 2010 to 2012 Freightliner and Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-379.

Potential number of units affected: 38,274

Lakota Corp. is recalling certain 2017 to 2018 Lakota trailers. The rear external load ramp was not mounted with nuts and bolts in addition to being welded, possibly resulting in the ramp detaching from the trailer.

Lakota will notify owners, and dealers will install bolts and nuts on each rear external ramp, free of charge. The recall began on Aug. 10. Owners may contact Lakota customer service at 1-574-848-1636. Lakota’s number for this recall is Non-LQ ext ramp.

Potential number of units affected: 14

Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Salem and Wildwood recreational trailers. The Federal Placards on these vehicles may state an incorrect weight of the trailer. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected Federal Placard with correct weight and cargo carrying capacity, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Sept. 28. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-534-4058. Forest River’s number for this recall is 63-07312017-0485.

Potential number of units affected: 30

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