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01-24-2012, 12:01 PM
OK, I'm a newbe!!!! I'd like to know what these mean? I did look but can't find the definition so help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Aqua Puttana
01-24-2012, 12:07 PM
Read Sprinter-Wiki in the blue bar above.

Here's some threads which you may find helpful as a new to Sprinters owner.

Stoopid Things - condensed.

Full thread is here:

Stoopid things I shoulds known!!

AP's Cheap Tricks - Condensed list

Full thread is here:

Aqua Puttana's Cheap Tricks - Nothin' Fancy Here

Good luck. Vic

And write this under your hood in permanent marker.

"Call my Sprinter Hot Line 412-366-6165. Doktor A".
"have a pad of paper handy when you call him"

01-24-2012, 12:23 PM
The T1N Sprinter Van (in North America/NAFTA/Canada) is the 5 cylinder inline
Common Rail Turbo Diesel (CRD) imported in to the NAFTA area in 2002-2006.
The '02 and '03 year models had the OM-612 2.7 liter CRD engines.
The '04-'06 year models have the OM-647 2.7 liter CRD engines.
02-03 models have the low pressure fuel pump on the top front of the engine and must pull
their diesel fuel uphill from the fuel tank making them very susceptable to vacuum leaks in the fuel lines.
The '04-'06 models with the OM-647 engine have an electric diesel fuel pump in the fuel tank
(capable of pushing 80-85 PSI fuel pressure) to push fuel to the high pressure pump on the front of the engine.

The NCV3 Sprinter Van (in North America/NAFTA) is the V6 OM-642 3.0 liter turbo diesel
(also CRD) and has been imported since 2007.
The body styles are different.
The T1N has pretty "clean" sides with no major plastic stripes.
The NCV3 has a large plastic "bumper" that extends from the front wheels to beyond the rear
wheels on both sides.

The T1N came in 3 wheelbase lengths and 3 height variations as well as 3 configurations
(Cargo Van, Passenger Van, Cab/Chassis).
The NCV3 comes in 2 wheel base lengths (144" and 170") with 2 addtional length variations
short back and extended back plus 3 height variations.
NCV3's come as Cargo vans,/passenger vans, and the Cab/Chassis for RV conversion and
specialty rear bodies.
All of them (In the USA) use the NAG-1 5 speed automatic transmission with manual shift override.
All of them have a top (5th) gear that's an 0.83:1 overdrive.
All NAFTA Sprinters come in 2 weight capacity variations.
2500 vans have single rear wheels and an automotive type rear axle.
3500 vans have dual rear wheels for extra weight carrying capacity and use a full floating
type rear axle.
Hope this helps,

01-24-2012, 12:40 PM
Roger, thank you for your excellent explanations and also the time you took to educate me. I really appreciate it, Ron:thumbup: