Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,200 model-year 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 and Freightliner 3500 vans equipped with the Crosswind Assist function
The Problem: In the event of strong crosswinds, automatic brake interventions by the vehicle dynamics control system might not be activated, increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will update the the vehicle dynamics control system unit with corrected software for free.
What Owners Should Do: Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner automaker Daimler Vans will begin notifying owners this month. Owners can call the automaker at 854-888-3214, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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