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2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled more than 600 Sprinters to fix a problem with their glow plugs, which could be a fire hazard in a frontal accident.

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Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2018 Sprinter to fix a problem with the glow plugs.

“In the event of a frontal accident the power supply to the glow plugs may not be completely disconnected. If this were to occur it could result in a vehicle fire,” the recall notice says.

“A vehicle fire could increase the risk of injury or death of vehicle occupants and/or bystanders, as well as property damage.”

  • A total of 665 vehicles are included in the recall
  • A VIN list of affected vehicles is attached here
  • The original recall notice is attached here

Mercedes-Benz will contact owners of the affected vehicles and advise them to organise a free fix with their nearest dealer.

MORE: Everything Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

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Scott Collie
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Scott Collie is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Scott studied journalism at RMIT University and, after a lifelong obsession with everything automotive, started covering the car industry shortly afterwards. He has a passion for travel, and is an avid Melbourne Demons supporter.

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