Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Shaking during acceleration accompanied by loss of power - 2007 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

asked by on

My Sprinter has 230,500 miles on it and starts to shake when I accelerate it. The shaking stops when I take my foot off the accelerator. But when I’m driving uphill or on flat ground it will lose power. No one has been able to figure out what’s wrong. Do you have any ideas? How can we fix this?

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.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  • Home
  • Questions
  • Shaking during acceleration accompanied by loss of power - 2007 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Brake system lights on

Hello - given your attempts at replacing the common ABS/TCS failure components (wheel speed sensors), most likely the diagnosis of a failed ABS controller module is correct. Given the expense of replacing the controller, or of having yours rebuilt -...

Q: clutch pedal goes strait to floor and brake fluid is empty

You've probably had a failure in the clutch slave cylinder. The level in the brake fluid reservoir falls because the clutch also uses fluid from the same reservoir. There are compartments in there so that a leak in clutch system...

Q: Changing speed sensor in rear tires

Hello. Most wheel speed sensors are mounted to the vehicle with one bolt. This bolt is sometimes a torx or a hex head bolt. Sometimes these sensors will have an O-ring on them to prevent any fluid leaks from the...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.