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    Advice Please: 140" High Roof T1N w/ 225k for $9k - Should I buy?

    TLDR; There is a 2006 T1N 140" High Roof Sprinter in (what looks like) good condition for $9k. It it a good deal or is it too many miles? Full story (if you care): I am looking for advice. I have been interested in custom building out a van for some time. I am an aerospace engineer and handy...
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    T1N Black Smoke, nonstart, Loss of power

    I have an 03 T1N that has been putting out black smoke for about 2 months. The black smoke is not constant, but appears more often when accelerating uphill. I have been losing power also. I can not find the pattern as to why. Normally I can just take my foot off and on the pedal a few times...
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    No Boost and Live data Help Needed.

    Recently purchased a 2006 Sprinter. We knew going in the EGR was throwing a fault and likely needed to be cleaned/replaced. It was very dirty and clogged so we replaced rather than cleaning it. Unsure if the old resonator was causing any issues so we replaced with the aluminum eliminator that...
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    VanLife Prep Help

    I'm going full time vanlife at the end of june and thought I should just ask you guys some open questions. I am basically throwing in the corporate towel and starting a new life and don't know what I should get...I have about 150k saved and want to get a functional, comfortable van I can cook...
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    need help with sprinter aux heater

    hello I have a AUX heater on my sprinter van without a remote, I purchased it pre owned and I really would like to use the remote on my 500m walk every morning to get to the van. A6398200489 A6398200589 These are the part numbers I have found online, pretty sure that is the remote and...
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    FL price - too good to be true?

    I am looking at a 2013 Freightliner 144" high top with 55k miles listed at $24k, which seems too good to be true. The dealer is telling me it is in perfect condition and everything works. It has a clean carfax, no accidents reported. Photos look clean and show no damage. It is located out of...
  7. Pneumo

    Complete Rotor Failure - New Rotors, Pads, Seized Slider, and CEL 3130-8 & 2951-8

    Hello Again! Yesterday after spending a few days in the Aspen CO area and crossing some gnarly mountain passes, I came to an abrupt stop at a stop light. As I came to a stop, I heard and felt something mettalic snap. I tentatively pulled away from the light and heard a nasty metal on metal...
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    Advice please gurus

    I have a 2000 sprinter. Not knowing my stuff, I got a little hustled by the guy who sold it to me, and it hasn't been well looked after. I have converted it into my dream motor home... and now the engine is done. The fuel pump was not properly bolted in, and it has caused significant damage to...
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    brake fluid in booster

    alright guys im working on a 2008 sprinter 3500 i replaced the master cylinder with reservoir and the brake booster behind it 6 months ago for i found all the brake fluid in the booster. now it came back in for same issue mind you these are both genuine Mercedes parts so i was wondering if...
  10. CrispysonofA

    2006 Sprinter 2500

    Hello, I have a sprinter that will crank but not start. I read the codes on it and it came up with 5 codes P0112 P0100 P0102 P0715 p0702 It sounds like it wants to start but will not. I tried opening the lines at the injectors and I did get a little fuel at each. I did see some bubbles in the...
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    Auxiliary battery in the way of swivel seat adapter

    :idunno:Has anyone had this issue and resolved it? I have a 2004 5 cylinder passenger sprinter that we are starting to convert. I purchased a swivel seat base adapter wwth offset pivot from Aerolite Automotive LLC (www.SprinterUpgrades.com) for the passenger seat and the auxillary battery is...
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    sprintshift opinions?

    Im contemplating buying a 2002 semi auto T1N sprinter with sprintshift transmission at 225,000kms and I would love to hear everyones opinion on them or experiences if you own one. I have read a lot of bad things about them and as a result I am very worried about them. Do they have too many...
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    Cargo/Dome light Issue

    Hello sprinter community my wife finally allowed me to purchase my dream, 2015 Mercedes passenger van! I have been OCDing for one of these since she forced me to sell my 1977 Volkswagen Kombi back in 2009. I have been searching threads and I have not been able to find the answer to my...
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    Mystery Oil Leak and Limp Mode

    Hey all, I'm trying this forum out as a last ditch effort to save my dream of converting a Sprinter van into a camper/home on wheels to drive across country with. I sold my Jeep and bought a used 2008 Dodge Sprinter Hightop 2500 V6 3l diesel with 65,000 miles on it. After having it a month or so...
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    Need Help Starting NV3 144 Adventure Van Conversion

    Hello All, I just purchased a 144 cargo sprinter and I am planing to convert it into an adventure vehicle for skiing mountain biking and all kinds of other outdoors adventures in the wilderness. I'm looking for help and advice on what are the best options for many different things I will need...
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    05 sprinter cranks but wont start

    Hi guys, im stumped- I have an 05 sprinter with 175k . I recently had a head gasket leak so I put a new head gasket in , got it all put back together, and it started up was running smooth . Everything seemed to be fine but I noticed the return line from the top of the 5th injector was leaking ...
  17. J

    2006 3500 front wheel bearing replacement

    I need help replacing this front wheel bearing. There is a flange that is on the outside edge of the spindle that I can't remove, even with a puller, and I'm guessing I have too to get the new wheel bearing on. Can anybody tell me how to do this since I'm way past hiring someone else to do it?
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    scan tool ?????????

    does anybody know what scantool I need for my early 03/sprinter (frieghtliner).my van will not start without starter fluid.I took it to the dealer he said it needed injectors...at a cost of $435 each....didnt work then the dealer said change the cam sensor another $395...didnt work thrn the...

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