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I need to fix an engine light indicator problem.
A Check Engine Light could mean hundreds of different things. The first thing I would recommend is to have a qualified professional inspect the Check Engine Light, they will use an OBD2 code reader to find which code has set...
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ECU malfunctioning again
Hello. Knowing the codes that you are getting would really help me to determine the problem. If you continue to have control modules that are failing it is typically due to a failure in the connection at the module. If...
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Air conditioner not working
Hello! With the AC not working on this new of a vehicle, it is a little unusual. The most common causes of the AC not working are low refrigerant or an electrical issue. A qualified Mechanic, such as one from...
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Hood release not working
It sounds like the cable for the hood release has broken. These cables usually break at the connector under the dash. If this is the case, you can still open the hood; just find where the cable connects, and pull...
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A hole in number 3 cylinder?
Having a hole in a piston is not an easy fix. The heads would need to be removed and the oil pan removed and then finally the piston removed and replaced. This is only part of the repairs needed. You...
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Car not starting right away - 2006 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
There are several possibilities here - the fuel tank breather is stuck shut (not allowing the tank to vent as fuel is used - creates a vacuum inside the tank), or possibly an o-ring in the fuel regulator block that...
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Car in "limp-mode" - 2004 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
The boost pressure, and the intake charge temperature sensor in the turbo boost circuit are thought to be the most common origins of "limp mode" problems. The connectors on these 2 sensors become slightly corroded with time, miles and weather...
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Transmission stopped, ABS/BAS lights present - 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
Check with a transmission shop that is familiar with these transmissions (like Silver Star Transmission). There are lubricant temperature issues, along with planetary gear carrier "debris" that could be the problem.
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Shaking during acceleration accompanied by loss of power - 2007 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
The turbo resonator on 2004-2007 models fail chronically with symptoms as you describe. The original resonator is a 2-piece plastic assembly that de-laminates. The replacement part should be aluminum.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
The Check Engine light must be reset by a Scan/Clear tool that supports the Sprinter. The computer will not reset it on its own.
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Stalls while accelerating fast
Hello. It is possible that your passing maneuver fooled the Traction Control system enough to de-rate the turbocharger until you restarted the engine. Try turning the traction control off - it will severely limit power if triggered. Later model Sprinters...
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Not starting MAP/MAF
There are a number of Sprinter-specific issues to check here: make sure power door lock fuse isn't blown (safety interlock), check glow plug module, and make sure the ignition key hasn't lost its security setting (try an alternate, known good...
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My steering locked up and the key won't turn
Check the Steering Lock Module for faults. This component is tied into the vehicle security system (including your ignition key), and appears to have either failed or is not sync'ing correctly with the key and security system. A professional mechanic,...
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Stalling while driving
Sounds like a bad ground connection between the engine/alternator and the chassis. Have a professional mechanic check/clean these connections, and check for other issues like a loose wire in the power distribution circuitry. The car has a fair amount of...

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