Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 906 Series ES Edition MY2006-2017 - extended recall

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 906 Series ES Edition
Model Years 2006-2017

Driver's side airbag inflator (non-alpha)
7 696 affected vehicles

This recall has been updated on 31 January 2019, 12 April 2019,
24 July 219 and 17 October 2019 to attach updated VIN list
Identifying features

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See attached VIN List

What are the defects?

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

What are the hazards?

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Mercedes-Benz dealership or Mercedes-Benz head office directly via the website at to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use the Mercedes-Benz VIN look-up tool at or contact Mercedes-Benz on 1300 659 307 (between 8.30am and 5pm), or by emailing or contact their preferred dealer.

Consumers can check if they are affected by the Takata airbag recall, by entering the vehicle’s registration number at

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Further information for consumers is available at:

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Authorised Mercedes-Benz Van Retailers

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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