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Old 09-24-2020, 07:21 PM   #1
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BluTec cheater software recall


Mine is a 2010 sprinter chassis but it does not say BluTec anywhere on the engine or the chassis. It has a Freightliner badge.

So how do I know if I need to get it fixed? Are they putting out a list of Vin Numbers or what?

Very confused, thank you.

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Old 09-25-2020, 08:18 AM   #2
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Mercedes has a web site which allows you to look up active recalls:
Given that their agreement to recall vehicles is recent, the web site may not have been updated yet.

Here's a paragraph that may help (from the Consumer Reports story about the recall):
The recalls will be performed in batches through January 2022, and owners will be notified by mail when their car is ready for a fix. They can also call Mercedes-Benz at 800-367-6372 with questions related to passenger cars, or 877-762-8267 with questions about the Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter. The automaker also plans to set up a website dedicated to the recall.
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Old 09-25-2020, 12:06 PM   #3
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Two interesting links from the Sprinter forum:



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Old 10-02-2020, 05:14 PM   #4
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I wonder if this will have any effect on fuel economy.

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