2019-2020 MB Freightliner – Sprinter

Blower Motor Wiring May Overheat and Cause Fire
A wiring harness that overheats increases the risk of a fire.

February 17, 2023 NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V100000
NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V100000
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected 52,993

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter VS30 and Freightliner Sprinter VS30 vehicles. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) blower motor circuit may be inadequate, which can allow the wiring harness to overheat.

Owners are advised to only operate the HVAC front blower in manual (not automatic) mode whenever the engine is on. Do not use the maximum blower or lowest/highest temperature settings until the remedy is performed. Dealers will relocate and replace the fuse and wiring harness, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed June 26, 2023. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is 8297010.

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.nhtsa.gov.

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