Mercedes-Benz—Vans, Vito and Viano—Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Control Unit

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Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

639601 23 175073 to 217750. 639603 23 176094 to 205016. 639605 23 176176 to 217886. 639703 23 176238 to 214056. 639813 23 176883 to 202600.

What are the defects?

The manufacturer has advised of a possible software fault in the SRS control unit which, if present, could prevent the generation of a crash signal in the event of a rear end collision.

What are the hazards?


What should consumers do?

Contact any authorised Mercedes-Benz Dealership to have the replacement carried out as soon as possible. If you have sold the vehicle please contact DaimlerChrysler on telephone no. 03 9566 9380, fax no. 03 9566 6223 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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