1. 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #16V342000

    • Date Announced: MAY 24, 2016
    • Vehicles 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.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V342000 »