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Dodge Sprinter Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
DODGE / SPRINTER 2500 2002-2003
DODGE / SPRINTER 3500 2002-2003

Manufacturer:
SPRINTER ENGINEERING & COMPLIANCE SUPPOR
Mfr's Report Date: OCT 16, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V418000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM Potential Number of Units Affected: 13509
Summary:

 SPRINTER 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:

 INTAKE 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.
Remedy:

 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE INTAKE MANIFOLD.

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