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markxengineering
12-28-2017, 05:36 AM
I would like to replace the engine bay insulation piece which covers the heater core/cabin filter area because it is falling apart. Does anyone know a part number/source? I could not find in the factory parts catalog for 2006. Thanks!

Patrick of M
12-28-2017, 10:43 AM
This is from the 05 parts, probably the same in the 06 but you can check here
http://diysprinter.co.uk/reference/06va-parts%20manual.pdf

I think that is Dodge but there is also an interchange PDF which works very well for converting dodge to MB part numbers.

All this info is here. http://diysprinter.co.uk/reference/ Pretty helpful page .

In the image it is part #32

Available
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mercedes-benz-parts/insulation/9018310196/

It helps,reduce engine noise in cab, I find cab quieter when it is in place.

Dougflas
12-28-2017, 12:55 PM
I was also looking for that piece of insulation. I was informed that it is no longer available.

Aqua Puttana
12-28-2017, 01:50 PM
This isn't what was asked.

The insulation on my 2004 cabin filter assembly is still basically intact. I keep it in place with some small bungee cords. That insulation was missing on my 2006 when I purchased it. I've not noticed any difference in HVAC performance between the two vans.

Except when in re-circulation mode (which times out after 10 minutes or so) the cabin filter is passing basically outside ambient temperature air.

:2cents: vic

eslmooney
12-28-2017, 01:59 PM
I am look for away to fix or replace black insulation on the firewall and hood. An animal chude it up looks like. I have a 2005 / 2006 roadtrek

Aqua Puttana
12-28-2017, 02:27 PM
This combined with aluminum tape may work for DIY repair by piecing in or fabricating sections.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/UltraTouch-48-in-x-6-ft-Radiant-Barrier-30000-11406/100656748

https://www.homedepot.com/p/UltraTouch-16-in-x-48-in-Denim-Insulation-Multi-Purpose-Roll-60301-16482/202709974

vic

markxengineering
12-28-2017, 05:40 PM
Thanks for the image Patrick but the insulation I am referring to is not shown there. I'm looking for this one
https://i.imgur.com/IK6h7Ko.png

If anyone knows the part number, I'm still interested even if it is "not available", because making something isn't going to look as clean as the real deal.

Aqua Puttana
12-28-2017, 06:30 PM
... because making something isn't going to look as clean as the real deal.
Scrapyard/breaker?

Patrick of M
12-28-2017, 08:50 PM
Thanks for the image Patrick but the insulation I am referring to is not shown there. I'm looking for this one
https://i.imgur.com/IK6h7Ko.png

If anyone knows the part number, I'm still interested even if it is "not available", because making something isn't going to look as clean as the real deal.

Then this?

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mercedes-benz-parts/insulation/9098350400~mb/

The parts manual drawings are sloppy and vague, some of the worst parts diagrams I have ever seen. They look like someone kind of looked sideways at the parts and then sketched them from memory.

Midwestdrifter
12-28-2017, 11:03 PM
The blower motor insulation blanket is Mopar part number 05124760AA. I paid 22$ for it about a year ago. A online mopar/dodge parts place should be able to get you one. Just type in the part number. The insulation for the air filter section above engine is a different part, and I don't know the number.

markxengineering
12-29-2017, 12:04 AM
Then this?


Edit: That appears to be half of it! The other half is velcro'd on.

Aqua Puttana
12-29-2017, 12:13 AM
No : ), the large one that stretches across the whole engine bay. I agree, the parts diagrams are often unusable !
Using MWD's part number.

Google.

https://www.google.com/search?q=sprinter+05124760AA&rlz=1C1CHZL_enUS739US739&oq=sprinter+05124760AA&aqs=chrome..69i57.11076j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

This may be the MB number.

A 901 831 03 96

vic

markxengineering
12-29-2017, 12:40 AM
pictures for reference
https://i.imgur.com/iSmfCBA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oGUy8yo.jpg

Midwestdrifter
12-29-2017, 12:43 AM
The part I posted is the right half of your photo.

markxengineering
12-29-2017, 12:57 AM
Yes, looks it. I will give ECS a call tomorrow and see if they also stock the other half. Thank you

Patrick of M
12-29-2017, 01:31 AM
Edit: That appears to be half of it! The other half is velcro'd on.

The pic you have is of the 2 pieces I posted links to attached together.

markxengineering
12-29-2017, 01:53 AM
Oh, I misunderstood. Thanks again for your help

MobileCC
01-01-2018, 03:04 AM
http://www.exit15.com/frostking-pipe-wrap-fv15h-pack-of-6

You can also just use some pipe insulation tape


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Dougflas
01-01-2018, 03:40 PM
You can also use Reflextic available from Lowes. Home Depot, etc. Also, you can use duct wrap available from an HVAC contractor.

DesertAdventures
01-01-2018, 04:52 PM
This combined with aluminum tape may work for DIY repair by piecing in or fabricating sections.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/UltraTouch-48-in-x-6-ft-Radiant-Barrier-30000-11406/100656748


vic

Thanks Vic, will go check it out and possibly also use it for insulating van in some places and making custom window covers.

Aqua Puttana
01-01-2018, 05:02 PM
Thanks Vic, will go check it out and possibly also use it for insulating van in some places and making custom window covers.
I hadn't noticed earlier. Be aware that it is a random weave fabric and may hold moisture more than some other insulation.

It looks similar to the stuff which Dodge used under my B series van floor mats.

vic

Added:
Autostaretx Dick just posted a pic. That reminded me the Sprinter headliner uses similar stuff.

92707

markxengineering
01-01-2018, 10:04 PM
I have ordered the 2 factory parts and will post again when they are confirmed to be the right ones. Pretty inexpensive for how much nicer the engine bay will be without black dust falling out of the original pieces.

autostaretx
01-01-2018, 10:18 PM
Allow me to offer the edge-view of the T1N headliner, too:

92711

In situ:

92712

--dick

doug022984
01-02-2018, 04:09 PM
Just to help add some detail to the original question. I too replaced these insulation covers. The parts manual does have them in section 24-Air conditioning/heater as Items 32 and 34. Item 32 is the cover over the cabin filter access cover and Item 34 is the cover over the blower motor housing.

Item 32 --- Dodge PN = 5124759AA; MB PN is 901 831 01 96
Item 34 --- Dodge PN = 5124760AA; MB PN is 901 831 03 96

Interestingly, my Dodge dealer told me these were no longer available as one other post mentioned. However, my Mercedes dealer was able to procure them and the total for both of them was roughly $40.

markxengineering
01-02-2018, 08:02 PM
Doug, according the ECS these are the same pieces suggested by Patrick. Thank you for the additional PN's.

markxengineering
01-14-2018, 09:31 PM
parts arrived, and for the record, they fit and look great

DieselBob
08-12-2018, 05:18 PM
A search lead me to this topic and I have a related problem where the mice have chewed up my engine bay fire wall insulation. Part number I found for my 06 2500 is 5122526AA / 9016823628
Silencer dash panel engine compartment item 6 in illustration. Has anyone tried replacing this? or know what would have to be removed to do so? Thanks for any feed back.

lindenengineering
08-12-2018, 07:21 PM
Guys
For what its worth I bought up the total MB USA stock of both insulators earlier this year as the summer season was about to be upon us. (greedy me)

Having reduced my holding stock now to about two complete sets from all the A/C repairs so far this summer , I have ordered more from my local MB dealer.
I am told supplies are in soon from the fatherland.
Better dive in now and get some before I deplete the stock again!:thumbup:
Dennis

Larry M
05-20-2019, 05:38 PM
Just replaced both of mine on our 2005. Bought at a Mercedes dealer and new part numbers. The 512.... numbers, the parts guys said weren’t a Mercedes number. Maybe a Dodge or Freightliner number? The 9018..... numbers have been replaced with the 0909..... numbers.

Thanks for all the previous posts to get me to here!:thumbup:

Item 32, Part#: 5124760AA to 9018310396 now 0909-835-04-00 $32.50
Item 34, Part#: 5124759AA to 9018310196 now 0909-835-05-00 $20.63