The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:
DAIMLER VANS USA, LLC
Fender Liner Too Close to Brake Hose
The fender liner may damage the brake hose, causing brake fluid loss and increasing the crash risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 98
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA), is recalling certain 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The front axle fender liner and brake hose may be able to come in contact, allowing the fender liner to damage the brake hose. Dealers will inspect the condition and clearance of the brake hose, modify the fender liner trim and replace the brake hose as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Jan. 24. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3BAURAVE.
Bolt Fasteners Improperly Tightened
Loose bolt fasteners allow the rear step to separate from the vehicle while driving, causing a crash risk for other vehicles as a road hazard.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 30
DVUSA is recalling certain 2021 Mercedes-Bens Sprinter vehicles. The spring-loaded rear step bolt fasteners were not properly tightened. Dealers will tighten the bolt fasteners and replace the console and attaching hardware, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Jan. 24. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3HECKTRI.
WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.
Shower and Sink Drainage System May Leak
The shower and sink drainage may leak into the electrical system, causing a fire risk.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 401
Winnebago Industries, Inc. is recalling certain 2022 Ekko vehicles. The shower and sink drainage system may leak and allow water to infiltrate nearby electrical components, which could cause an electrical short. Dealers will replace the shower and sink drainage pump system, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Feb. 3. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-6939 or 1-800-537-1885. Winnebago’s number for this recall is 165.