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  1. EEC Motors

    Noise in 4x4 under load

    Hello fellow sprinter owners.. This is my first post on this forum. I finished my second DYI build last year, 2015 sprinter 144, 4x4. I am in the mountains on snow covered trails weekly. Ever since I got my van there is a loud one time metallic poping sound from the front end under heavy load in...
  2. T

    Untraceable noise in passenger area 08 Sprinter 2500 HELP!

    Sometime late last year, we had the tires rotated, front brakes, and an alignment done on our 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 (passenger.) Soon afterward, my wife started noticing an unusual noise that seems to be coming from around the firewall area on the passenger side. It does not vary with speed...
  3. K

    HELP 2006 sprinter transmission grinding noise ,,VIDEO

    i need your help guys, so my 06 has a crazy grinding noise when it upshifts on auto past 15mph. i tried manual shift and found out that 1st n 2nd gears are all smooth at any speed and the crazy grinding noise starts once i upshift to 3rd..2nd gear has slight wine...i have swapped the rear...
  4. S

    BANG then slippage in nag1 transmission.

    Hi, I greatly appreciate anyone's input or help on this. Working on a 2006 long and tall. At 100,600 miles there were zero issues with the transmission except for a slight RSN. I performed a transmission service: Drained torque converter and pan, performed Doktor A's RSN fix with a #55 drill...
  5. S

    Rumbling/grinding noise on drivers side

    First, thanks, you guys have been a great resource. I've had a rumbling vs grinding noise start a few hundred miles ago, and it seems to have gotten progressively worse over that time. It seems to be worse when my van hasn't been driven that day. Its a rumble or grinding that gets worse when...
  6. J

    Clunk when changing gear

    Hi All, I’m at a bit of a loss with this one... I have a 311 2009 with 170k on the clock and just lately when I change gear there is a massive clunk when I lift the clutch. I’ve checked all the prop shaft bearings and that’s all good plus changed the gear box oil today which did have a large...
  7. S

    whining/whistling noise

    Hi all - I had my van in the shop last week and now it’s making a new noise. I wonder if you guys might be able to diagnose it. The noise kicked in after a few hours of highway driving. It generally starts when I pass about 60 mph. Acceleration and deceleration don’t seem to matter, but speed...
  8. theOMsound

    Strange Grinding Under Gas Pedal at Very Low Speeds

    Hi all, I'm having a strange symptom on my Sprinter (2006 HR, 140, 2500) and I've searched all over the forum (and even other vehicle forums...) and haven't found a single person with a similar sounding issue. What's happening is after a few minutes of being stuck in stop and go traffic, where...
  9. M

    2008 Weird Noise

    Hi everyone, picked up my 2008 Dodge Sprinter last weekend. Test drove it a bunch before purchasing on the highway and off, but didn't get this weird noise until I was 3 hours into my drive home. As you can hear in the video, it comes in low, builds, and then all but disappears. It then comes...
  10. F

    Alternator Clutch Explained

    Welcome...I've read quite a few posts lately about alternator clutches. I haven't read a post that gives a clear understanding of what the clutch is for, why a bad one causes belt damage/failure, how it can affect engine idle/tick-over and how to test/diagnose one. Just for clarity our friends...
  11. S

    I Need Help Identifying This Split Turbo Hose

    So, last night I drove my 2006 Sprinter just a tad heavier than usual. This morning I heard quite a rush of air coming from the passenger side (USA) of my Sprinter when I pressed the pedal down. I thought maybe a hose loosened up from my aluminum resonator replacement. I popped the hood and...
  12. S

    Grinding noise immediately after start-up

    2006 118' wb Ive been having a grinding metal rubbing noise coming from somewhere up front right after I start the engine. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it starts perfect. Anybody have an idea of what this could be and how to fix it? Thanks
  13. M

    Drone/howl - light to moderate acceleration

    2016 Winnebago View (2105 Sprinter 3500 chassis), at 1600 miles til present (3000), has a drone/howl at light to moderated acceleration. Drone/howl is loud and sounds similar to a bad differential. Present in all forward gears. Techs state is is most obvious in rear of coach. Not present on...
  14. T

    Singing sound near passenger side of engine

    After I shut off my Sprinter, there is a singing noise, sometimes in harmony, that comes from the passenger side of the engine. It goes on for a few minutes, and is terminated by a whir and a noticeable click. Any clue what that could be?
  15. L

    Sprinter rear differential noise

    I have done many repairs on this Sprinter, it is a 2004 and just got over 200,000 miles on it. This sprinter was purchase in Vegas and drive back to Toronto about 4 years ago. I never paid any attention to the noise but it always been there. The emergency brake had stuck so I when under to...
  16. 3

    do you have rattling brake pads?

    Here there is a tip if you have BOSCH calipers like mine. I had a rattling sound from brake pads I knew it for certain , cause every time I press the brake pedal a bit, the noise disappeared, so I was checking that today, apart from other service tasks. You can see in the pictures a height...
  17. C

    Can't identify source of rear noise

    After purchasing a new to me 2008 144 Cargo, I spent a lot of time reading and searching this forum. You all are incredibly knowledgeable and the information I found has led me to change my own oil, fuel filter, air filter, differential oil, and transmission fluid. The van runs great and I am...
  18. T

    Thud noise when starting and shutting off sprinter

    Hey guys I'm a new sprinter owner and I love the truck so far. I drive a 2004 sprinter 3500. The other day when I went to start it, they was a single thud noise when the engine turned over. It runs and drives fine but then makes the same noise when shutting engine off. Any ideas as to what this...
  19. L

    No more rumble, no more tachometer problems

    I had a rumble noise every time I was driving around 2000rpm. Also my tachometer was moving up a line and come back every 5 seconds. ALL FIXED!!! I changed the transmission fluid and drained the torque converter. The transmission pan was a medium difficulty. - get a tarp, a aluminum pan...
  20. Custommm

    Leaky Slide out and squeaking noise..like a bird...

    ]Hi Everyone Brand new owner and new RVer of a 2014 Unity Murphy bed.... put 17 000Km on it and have some question a cant find answer for.... 1-My Unity sign more and more, a noise like a bird signing. On good road is not that present but on uneven pavement it's very annoying…. i manage to go...

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