Mercedes Benz interior trim recall

On December 22, 2010 Mercedes Benz has recalled certain model year 2007 and 2010 2500 and 3500 Sprinter vehicles.

What is the danger?

The correct interior trim covering the A-pillars may not have been installed on these models. If the incorrect trim was installed then the vehicle would not meet the United States Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard regarding occupant protection in interior impact.

If there is a car crash then the vehicles may not provide the protection required by the standard if an occupant strikes the A-pillar trim.

What should I do?

Mercedes-Benz will check to see if the correct trim cover was installed. If it was not then the trim cover with will be replaced free of charge for the correct one.

The safety recall is expected to being in February. You may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-843-695-5000 or go to their website.