The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0622/17

Product:  Van

Name: Citan, Sprinter, Viano, Vito, V-Klasse

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned had their control unit updated between 3 and 5 December 2016.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: Citan: e2*2007/46*0129*, e2*2007/46*0130*; Sprinter: e1*2001/116*0353*, e1*2001/116*0354*, e1*2001/116*0424*, e1*2007/46*0279*, e1*2007/46*0280*, e1*2007/46*0294*, e1*2007/46*0295*, e1*2007/46*0296*, e1*2007/46*0297*, e1*2007/46*0298*, e1*2007/46*0299*, e1*2007/46*0300*, e1*2007/46*0301*, e1*2007/46*0304*, e1*2007/46*0305*, e1*2007/46*0307*, e1*2007/46*0308*, e1*2007/46*0309*, e1*2007/46*0310*, e1*2007/46*0311*, e1*2007/46*0312*, e1*2007/46*0556*, e1*2007/46*0557*, e1*2007/46*0569*, e1*2007/46*1075*, e1*2007/46*1076*, e1*2007/46*1093*; Viano, Vito, V Class: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458*, e1*2007/46*0459*

Risk type: Injuries
The incorrect update of the control units may result in malfunctioning of the airbag control device, the Electronic Stability Programme or the distance control system.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Van

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Poland