Mercedes-Benz—Sprinter—Starter cable

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Product description

Type 906 with diesel engine OM646.

What are the defects?

Due to a supplier error affecting the main starter to alternator cable harness, it is possible the cable could detach from the end lug and cause a short circuit in the engine compartment. Only cables produced on 31 July 2006 are affected.

What are the hazards?


What should consumers do?

Contact your nearest authorised Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle dealership. If you have sold the vehicle, please contact DaimlerChrysler on telephone 03 9566 9380, fax 03 9566 6233 or via e-mail:


DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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