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  1. L

    Turbo Noise?!?! Manifold surfaced and Gasket Replaced.

    So I was driving to big sur with a whining coming from the turbo area that got very bad further in and i lost turbo. I read it to be the issue of a leaking manifold and the whistle being the gasket. I saw exhaust residue near the bottom of the manifold so assumed that was it and why the tubo...
  2. C

    Professional Tuning ..Emulators .. Deletes ..STAGE 1? Ncv3 2010+

    Hi Guys, I have a NCV3 2011 sprinter with 200k miles and I had a check engine for def heater(I had it for over 2 year and finally got to fixing it ) so I replaced it with a brand new factory oem unit codes cleared but soon afterwords i was awarded with a limited starts message . Coincidently it...
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    Professional Tuning ..Emulators .. Deletes ..STAGE 1? Ncv3 2010+

    Hi Guys, I have a NCV3 2011 sprinter with 200k miles and I had a check engine for def heater(I had it for over 2 year and finally got to fixing it ) so I replaced it but soon afterwords i was awarded with a limited starts message. Coincidently it came at the time when I needed the van and...
  4. C

    P242F - Diesel Particulate Filter Ash Accumulation

    2012 Mercedes Sprinter 2500 - 192300mi Purchased the vehicle with 160000mi on it. Not sure if the DPF or the EGR valve were ever changed prior to me owning it. Error Code: P242F - Diesel Particulate Filter Ash Accumulation My questions: 1. If the only code being called out is P242F what...
  5. I

    Generator exhaust melting paint

    Ran the generator a couple times on last trip. Only about 20 minutes each time but this is the longest it has been used. Noticed something built up on back painted bumper when I got home and come to find it was kinda gummy. When I scraped it off it was clear it was the paint. Not terribly...
  6. T

    Zany numbers for two exhaust sensors

    I have an iCarSoft MBII. When I look at the readings for the Pre Catalytic Converter Temperature Sensor under Engine Sensors, I see a reading of 542.84 oF when the engine is cold and not running. The reading for the Temp sensor downstream of the exhaust gas recirculation cooler is *exactly* the...
  7. D

    ULSD Work Around???

    I am planning on traveling from California all the way down to South America (or as far as I can) exploring all the countries in between. I have a 2014 High Roof Sprinter. As I am sure you are aware the Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel availability is slim to none, or you may be pumping it and have no...
  8. T

    Excessive back pressure causing low boost?

    I've been chasing a low boost problem for months, but that's another thread: https://sprinter-source.com/forums/showthread.php?t=478244 My question here is, do these exhaust back pressure readings look normal? If back pressure is too high, it would reduce the turbo's performance, right...
  9. A

    adblue issues

    hey i have a customer with a 2013 sprinter 156 k miles originally came in for safety check before his deliveries codes P18BC00 AND P16CF00 are present im using a Xentry i can not re set adaptation values for the upper SCR temp sensor i have already replace all sensorts pertaining to the...
  10. S

    Smoking Issues (Turbo?)

    Hello, I have an '08 2500 with 550k miles. This truck is maintained by the book; however, the truck is now experiencing some smoking (and strong odor) from the tailpipe. Specifically, when I idle for more than a couple minutes, the truck will begin to smoke and the smoke will escalate upon...
  11. A

    scan tool

    im looking for a new scan tool possibly a Mercedes one just for sprinter is anyone knows someone or anyone that wants to sell them lmk asap thanks :rad::smirk::shhh::professor::2cents::2cents::2cents:
  12. A

    converter issue

    hi i own a repair shop service a lot of sprinter i have a customer with a 2011 MB sprinter 2500 3.0L 339k miles on it Ive replaced all exhaust temp Nox o2 sensors everything and the converter from Mercedes Ive replaced the converter 6 times already and im at wits with this thing ive recoded...
  13. D

    Generator question

    Hi all, I thought I had this figured out, and with only a week left before I am supposed to leave on a 4 month trip in the new Sprinter conversion, I am finding myself back at square one with the generator question. I had planned to have a Honda eu6500i in a ventilated, exhausted box under the...
  14. O

    70k 2005 dodge loses turbo

    Hi everyone. My sprinter had its turbo give out 5k miles ago, at 65k. I had to replace it completely, and although the technician said it didn't break up into little pieces, I'm not counting on their judgement when trying to decide how to fix the car now. Since the replacement of the turbo...
  15. mugget

    Free hot water, no power required - copper pipe wrapped around exhaust?

    I just did a search and didn't find anything relating to this subject, so I thought I'd ask. Maybe no one has thought of it before... A couple of mates have been talking about ideas for a conversion and adding hot water. One of them started talking about this idea of wrapping copper pipe around...
  16. sliver

    Exhaust gas temp sensor question

    The engine check light lit up in my 2008 NCV3 a few days ago while on a trip. It remained on after several start cycles so I planned on taking it to the Dodge dealer upon our return home. The morning I set out for the dealer, the glow plug light came on and stayed lit for a short time after...
  17. J

    First Post, Hello! And Exhaust System Questions

    Hi! I recently bought a 2004 Freighliner Branded 140 WB T1N that I'm going to convert into a camper. I took a chance, sight unseen and seemed to to pretty well. Except for the fact the tailpipe is completely missing, rusted out of the muffler. I'm going to see if it can be repaired, but I...
  18. L

    Smoking Sprinter

    Hi Everyone, I not sure if this topic has been discussed before or not, but my sprinter giving me hard time. Time to time its smoking really bad. Toxic blue smoke. About a year ago we changed, turbo(genuine), pdf(not genuine), converter(not genuine), fitted couple new sensors(someone tried to...

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