Dodge Sprinter 2500 2003

Dodge Sprinter 2500 2003 model

Dodge Sprinter 2500 2003 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
11V410000SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPORfrom 10/01/2001 to 09/30/2003V (Vehicle)665MFRDAIMLERCHRYSLER MANUFACTURING INTL08/09/201108/12/2011
Defect SummaryMercedes-benz usa (mbusa) is recalling certain model year 2002- 2003 sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans sold as dodge and freightliner vehicles. the intake manifolds may have corroded. a chemical reaction involving sulfur in the diesel fuel that takes place under certain conditions can lead to the formation of sulfuric acid in the exhaust channel of the intake manifold.
Consequence SummaryIntake manifold corrosion may lead to an exhaust gas leak, damage to the fuel return line which could cause a fuel leak, and heat damage to the insulation at the fire wall. fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect and replace the intake manifold free of charge. chrysler, llc will notify owners of dodge sprinters and mbusa will notify owners freightliner sprinters. this recall is an expansion of a previous recall (please see recall campaign 09v-418). the manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. owners may contact chrysler at 1-800-853-1403 or sprinter at 1-843-695-5031.
NotesMbusa's safety recall number is 2010040002.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
09V418000SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPORfrom 10/01/2001 to 09/30/2003V (Vehicle)1350906/04/2010MFRDAIMLERCHRYSLER MANUFACTURING INTL10/29/200910/29/2009
Defect SummarySprinter is recalling certain model year 2002 through 2003 vans sold as dodge and freightliner vehicles. the intake manifolds may have corroded. a chemical reaction involving sulfur in the diesel fuel that takes place under certain conditions can lead to the formation of sulfuric acid in the exhaust channel of the intake manifold.
Consequence SummaryIntake manifold corrosion may lead to an exhaust gas leak, damage to the fuel return line which could cause a fuel leak, and heat damage to the insulation at the front wall.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect and replace the intake manifold free of charge. chrysler, llc is handling the owner notification and remedy for this campaign. the recall began on june 4, 2010. owners may contact chrysler at 1-800-853-1403 or sprinter at 843-695-5031.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
INTERIOR LIGHTING
07V299000DAIMLERCHRYSLER MANUFACTURING INTLfrom 01/30/2001 to 10/07/2006V (Vehicle)443312/17/2007MFRDAIMLERCHRYSLER MANUFACTURING INTL07/13/200707/13/2007
Defect SummaryOn certain trucks equipped with rear air conditioning system, the interior lamp is equipped with an 18w lamp and a scattering lens. in extremely hot and humid conditions, the combination of heat and humidity, and the heat from the lamp due to extreme long term operation, can distort the scattering lens.
Consequence SummaryThe switching contacts of the lamp may cause a short circuit of the rear lamp increasing the risk of a fire.
Corrective SummaryDealers will replace the rear interior lamps free of charge with a modified version which is not subject to the impacts of heat and humidity. the recall began on december 17, 2007. owners may contact daimlerchrysler manufacturing international at 1-843-695-5041.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
STEERING - COLUMN
08V339000SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPORfrom 11/01/2007 to 11/30/2007V (Vehicle)1002/16/2009MFRDAIMLERCHRYSLER MANUFACTURING INTL07/24/200807/24/2008
Defect SummarySprinter is recalling 10 my 2001-2006 dodge and freightliner 2500 and 3500 vehicles. the welding seam between the bracket and steering column of affected spare parts does not meet design specifications. the result of an out of specification welding seam is that the steering column may detach from its interior vehicle mounting bracket.
Consequence SummaryThe operator may lose steering ability of the vehicle increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect and replace the steering columns free of charge. the recall is expected to begin on or before february 16, 2009. owners may contact sprinter at 843-695-5057.
NotesChrysler's recall no. h25.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Dodge Sprinter 2500 2003 Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
01/01/19011
 2003 dodge 2500 sprinter. consumer writes in regards to chrysler safety recall j32 engine intake manifold. the consumer received a recall notice. he made an appointment with the dealership to drop to drop the vehicle off pn december 15, 2010. the consumer was informed the recall was a little difficult and it would take a couple of days, even though according to the recall notice it stated it would take about 8 hours. the consumer stated a couple of days went by, and then the excuses started accompanied by promises. the consumer stated since the writing of this later, the vehicle has been at the dealership for 3 weeks. the dealer informed the consumer the vehicle had other problems and they were having problems starting it. the consumer stated the vehicle was running fine, when he dropped it off. *jb
SEAT BELTS
12/21/2012120250
 Passenger seat belt kept locking while van was moving and then would not retract at all. driver side retracts but very slowly.
STEERING
03/08/201273000
 Outer tie rod end came apart
STEERING - LINKAGES - TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
03/08/201273000
 Outer tie rod end came apart

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