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    2008 3500 Factory Alarm Anti-theft Horn/Audio Not Sounding

    I have a 2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500. When the factory anti-theft alarm is armed and then set off, only the turn lights flash. The horn or a separate siren (not sure which one it has that is linked to this system) should be going off along with the flashing lights. I'd like to get it working to...
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    Frozen Fridge in winter

    Hey everyone, We just bought a built out Sprinter a few weeks ago and took it on its first trip this week. We're in the Telluride area currently, staying in a friend's house. Temps have gotten pretty cold (0-10F overnight) and we realized that some of the items in the fridge were frozen. We...
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    Back up light issues

    Hello: I just purchased a 2012 3500 chassis with a Forest River Solera body attached. This seems like a great rig but the back up lights do not work - I checked the bulbs and they are fine and there isn't any power coming to the socket. Everything else seems to be ok. It appears that there...
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    12v Fridge Compressor Won't Kick On Even With Full Batteries

    Hi all. I'm running a Whynter FM-45G fridge connected to 200ah of house batteries and 200w of solar. During the day, when I'm getting sun and the batteries are running a surface charge of 13.0v or more, the fridge works great. When the batteries come down to what I understand is an actual full...
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    gear shift module prob (2011 Sprinter)

    Hi All, We have a 2011 Mercedes Sprinter 2500, with 58K miles. Anyone have experience replacing a gear shift module on a similar Sprinter? Or the whole gear shift assembly? Our module broke (full drama below), and we’re wondering if we should bring it to a shop vs repair it ourselves...
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    2017 170 EXT 3500 Fuel Economy Concern

    A couple months ago I bought a 2017 cargo 170 ext 3500 4x4 off the lot in Canada. I'm in the process of converting it into an RV but while It's been empty I've made a few long highway trips and I am starting to be concerned with the fuel economy. On average, It stays between 14 and 15 l/100km...
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    Webasto Fault Code F00

    After a couple of failed starts with F01 my Webasto Airtop 2000 is now throwing an F00 and I cannot figure out how to reset it. I have disconnected it from the power source and let it sit for half a day and it still throws an F00 as soon as I turn the dial. The repair manual lists resetting...
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    Starter troubleshooting?

    2006 sprinter 2500 144" 340000km Up until now my starter has been strong, then all of a sudden I turn the key and no noise whatsoever. Battery is fine. Fuse is fine. To me this seems electrical, my mechanic says I need a new starter. Any advice on how to check that a signal is being sent to...
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    Fuse box attached to battery causing power drain (pic)

    Hey all, There is a 2.5 amp draw that is killing my battery at night on my 2004 Sprinter 3500. I found the culprit which turns out to be a fuse box attached directly to the positive terminal of my battery. As soon as I removed the fuse box the key off amp draw went to 0. When I reattached it...
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    Coolant level dropping disappearing leak

    Hello, I tried all the checks mentioned in this thread but can't come up with anything. https://sprinter-source.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11211&highlight=coolant&page=2 I have to top the Coolant level off 1/4 Gallon every week for the past 2 weeks as the coolant light comes on and the level...

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