2019-2021 MB Freightliner – Sprinter

Disabled Emergency Call System
A disabled eCall system would prevent a vehicle occupant from contacting the emergency services call center in an emergency, potentially delaying emergency responders and increasing the risk of injury.

May 20, 2022 NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V360000
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V360000
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected 19,937

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Freightliner Sprinter, Mercedes-Benz Metris, and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. An error in the communication module’s SIM card software can cause a mobile network connection failure, disabling the emergency call (eCall) system.

The communication module software will be updated through an Over-the-Air (OTA) update, or by a dealer, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed October 13, 2022. Owners may contact DVUSA at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS2SIMKOM/VS3SIMKOM.

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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