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Dodge and Freightline Recall Sprinters

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
DODGE / SPRINTER 2500 2007-2008
FREIGHTLINER / SPRINTER 2500 2007-2008
Manufacturer : SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPOR Mfr's Report Date : MAR 07, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V109000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 727
Summary:
 SPRINTER IS RECALLING 727 Model Years 2007 and 2008 DODGE AND FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER 2500 PASSENGER VANS EQUIPPED WITH 144 INCH WHEELBASE AND STANDARD ROOF HEIGHT. THESE VANS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201U, 'OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT.' SOME VANS MAY NOT HAVE HAD CERTAIN HEAD IMPACT PROTECTION PADS INSTALLED AT THE C-PILLAR.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND, IF THE HEAD IMPACT PROTECTION PADS ARE MISSING, THE APPROPRIATE PADS WILL BE INSTALLED.