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

Alert number: A12/1229/18

Product:  Van

Name: Sprinter

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 4 December 2017 and 28 May 2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0354; e1*2007/46*0294, *0296, *0300, *0301, *1760, *1761, *1762, 1763; types: 906 AC 35, 906BA50, 906BB50, 906BA35, 906BB35, KL3A4, FL3A4, KL3A5, FL3A5

Risk type: Injuries
Due to a faulty software, the backlighting of the hazard warning switch may be deactivated.
The switch is therefore poorly visible in darkness. This could result in an increased accident risk.

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: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden