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    Starting Issue with Sprinter bought a couple months ago

    I bought a 2006 T1N with 80,000 miles a couple of months ago from Philly and am running into my first issue. Please forgive me as I am new to this vehicle and the forum. A few weeks ago I went out of town and didn’t run the van for about 2.5 weeks. I came back and noticed it had some trouble...
  2. M

    First Transmission,then edc light, now no start HELP!!

    Little help please legends, this is cooking my brain and I'm ready to torch this thing. timeline bought 03 mob ex Australian ambulance been sitting 4 years and just had sprintshift replaced 2 tanks of fuel later wouldn't change gears automatically but would change up manually and back down...
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    Altitude + cold temp = hostage, (or as I actually typed it, no start.)

    Greetings fellow Sprinter parents, First time posting. Not the first time that the SF's wisdom and diy write ups have been of major assistance, like alternator and water pump replacement.... Thank you much. I have been the happy owner of a 2006 2500 5cyl 2.7l diesel since April of 2005. Used...
  4. J

    2003 2500 Starting Issues (over 300K miles)

    As soon as I hit 300,000 miles on my 2003 2500 SHC I started having starting issues. My battery is plenty healthy and it cranks okay but never turns over. When I've towed it to my local Sprinter shop (1 hour away), it starts up fine. This has happened several times since Christmas and it is...
  5. B

    Van runs, cuts out. Merc want another £2000

    Hey guys, okay, I'm in Germany (traveling) with my 2005 sprinter. We had black smoke coming out of the exhaust, so I took it to Mercedes who charged me over 2000 euro for an injector check and refit (all four) aswell as brakes. They changed the fuel line aswell. The injectors were...
  6. N

    Winter Start Issue

    Hello everyone. Hope someone can help me. I have 2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500. Here is the problem. When its cold (around 20F) Chicago Weather ;) I try to start it, it did start for few seconds and that shuts. I try again, and looks like battery didn't have enough power, so i plugged...
  7. Andy at Focallocal

    stopped starting. key turns over fine but engine wont catch/run. no warning lights

    i was out on a long drive and pulled in for gas. once there the engine wouldn't start again the starter motor sounds like its turning over fine, and it has a new battery which has plenty of power. there are no warning lights and if i spray a flammable gas into the air intake it'll start and run...
  8. L

    flashing dash lights, no start

    2016 Sprinter V6 turbodiesel 10k miles A few weeks after an 8000 mile, trouble free trip, I go to start the vehicle and all the dash lights flash, ESP warning, ABS warning, CEL, clicking sounds of sorts and the beeping too. Then the dash goes silent. Next try, different but similar series of...
  9. J

    Intermittent starting problem HELP?

    Getting ready for trip on my 2011 Sprinter View and when I turn key, often nothing happens. Would normally think about bad starter solenoid but don't know where that is on Sprinter. If I continue to try sometimes once or twice and sometimes over a dozen and fiddle with parking brake and...
  10. 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
  11. A

    2014 crank no start issue

    hi i have a shop we work on alot Sprinters we have this 2014 2.1L for one of my accounts it got towed in he picked up bad diesel so clogged the filter and fuel pump so i replaced the fuel pump assembly fuel filter blew out all the fuel lines primed the system with Fresh Diesel activated the fuel...
  12. A

    crank no start issue need help asap

    hi i have a shop we work on alot Sprinters we have this 2014 2.1L :bash:for one of my accounts it got towed in he picked up bad diesel so clogged the filter and fuel pump so i replaced the fuel pump assembly fuel filter blew out all the fuel lines primed the system with Fresh Diesel activated...
  13. A

    crank no start issue need help asap

    hi i have a shop we work on alot Sprinters we have this 2014 2.1L :bash:for one of my accounts it got towed in he picked up bad diesel so clogged the filter and fuel pump so i replaced the fuel pump assembly fuel filter blew out all the fuel lines primed the system with Fresh Diesel activated...
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    UPDATE: No Start: Key Turns, only 'one-click' under dash relay M

    Hi all, 2007 NCV3 Dodge Sprinter 180a alternator Factory installed Auxiliary battery. 2x 6 month Exide AGM Batteries. Most Recent trip: 5-18-2016 2500 mile FL to MA. CODES: MD802 Autel code 2267-1 Stored & Current N1 4/3 (Glow output stage) -Communication Fault MAINTENENCE RECORD: New...
  15. B

    Shuts down immediately on start

    I am having an issue with my 2004 (210,000km, 2500 cargo DIY camper) and would appreciate any ideas or thread references. I have tried to search for similar but no luck - so apologize in advance if this is covered already. I have stored the Van for 5 months, but kept the battery charged and ran...
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    Ignition Switch NOT the "sudden engine stop/no start" problem

    But it was highly suspect. The Sprinter balked at starting this morning; then, halfway to destination, the engine cut out cold! With a little key-wiggling and screaming, restarted; stalled again while parking. More banging, recovered and parked. I removed the cowling and foam block at...
  17. N

    2006 sprinter not turning over

    Hello all, I have 2006 dodge sprinter 3500 with 59,000 miles im 1st owner, Just had new trans installed at local trans shop, apparently the tork converter imploded and took the rest of the trans with it, also had oil change, fuel filter and serpinten belt changed, he was highly recommended and...
  18. D

    Sprinter 3500 Tioga Starting Issues

    Hope somebody can provide me with some answers. Just brought RV home to winterize. started up just fine from storage lot. Did all the things necessary for winterization and went to start the unit to return to winter resting place and nothing.... checked def level and added 3.5 gallons. Yellow...
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    Bizzare Starting Problem

    I need help! My 2004 Sprinter has developed a strange problem. When cold, it starts every time. Then, if you shut it off and try to start again, it would not do anything - no turning over or any sound at all (no clicking of the starter). Lights will come on the dash and everything...

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