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2016 MERCEDES-BENZ METRIS

Report Date:
May 24, 2016
Campaign Number:
16V342000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

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

Corrective Summary:
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.