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Old 05-20-2019, 01:21 PM   #1
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Default 2019 2500/3500 Sprinter - RECALL - Headlamps

April 9, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V284000
Headlamps Lack Calibrated Sensors

Unexpected changes in the headlamp lighting angle may affect the drivers visibility, increasing the risk of crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V284000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 590

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles equipped with LED high performance headlights. The sensor for the headlamp range adjustment may not have been mounted or

calibrated, possibly causing unexpected changes in the headlamp lighting angle.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and retrofit the sensor and correctly calibrate the rotation angle sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 4, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS3LEDSENS.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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Old 05-20-2019, 06:30 PM   #2
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Default Re: 2019 2500/3500 Sprinter - RECALL - Headlamps

Hence LED headlamps not available for 4x4 builds
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Old 05-28-2019, 03:05 AM   #3
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Default Re: 2019 2500/3500 Sprinter - RECALL - Headlamps

My dealer says they are no longer available on any further 2019s, period.

I tried to order them but no dice.
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Old 05-28-2019, 03:32 AM   #4
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Same here
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:48 PM   #5
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Default Re: 2019 2500/3500 Sprinter - RECALL - Headlamps

Do you know what MB is going to offer as a replacement? And, will it have High Beam Assist?
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Old 08-10-2019, 03:51 AM   #6
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Default Re: 2019 2500/3500 Sprinter - RECALL - Headlamps

LED headlights are available now.
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Old 08-11-2019, 11:10 PM   #7
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Are there aftermarket kits anyone has played around with that will work well on the 2019 MB 4x4?
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Old 08-12-2019, 02:55 PM   #8
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Are there aftermarket kits anyone has played around with that will work well on the 2019 MB 4x4?
Answer is no. Even placing LED bulbs in regular headlamps will trigger a malfunction message displayed in combination meter.

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Old 08-21-2019, 06:01 PM   #9
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Default Re: 2019 2500/3500 Sprinter - RECALL - Headlamps

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Are there aftermarket kits anyone has played around with that will work well on the 2019 MB 4x4?
Rarely is a thing 'Plug and Play' on a Sprinter.
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Old 08-22-2019, 04:59 AM   #10
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Rarely is a thing 'Plug and Play' on a Sprinter.
Not only Sprinters. It is pretty much all vehicles build these days with CAN electronics
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