Mercedes-Benz—Sprinter Van—Re-Program Engine Control Unit

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Product description

The vehicles were manufactured between 4 January 2006 and 28 June 2007.
Identifying features
Type 906 with engine 0M642. Campaign reference number RC770

Other identifying numbers

Type 906 with engine 0M642. Campaign reference number RC770

What are the defects?

In certain vehicles piston damage may occur as a result of a less than ideal combustion process. If the vehicle continues to be driven in this condition engine oil may be ejected into the engine compartment and could come into contact with hot components.

What are the hazards?

Vehicle malfunction

What should consumers do?

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd will write to owners of all affected vehicles. If you have sold the vehicle, please contact Mercedes-Benz on telephone: 03 9566 9380, fax: 03 9566 6223 or via e-mail:

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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