Wow, a 2010 looks way different than a om642 2012 model. I will take pics
Thanks for the post. I just finished helping a friend who has done his '12 twice before and learned this to add to your post.Make sure that the front pegs on the arms at the front of the air filter are aligned with the rubber grommets, and push down to insert them.
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Now they are connected.
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The air filter intake should also be sitting in the hole it fits into. Press the hose into the fitting until it connects to the fitting. You should hear it click when it connects.
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Now connect the hose from the turbo housing to the left side of the air filter and tighten the bolt on the clamp.
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You are not done yet.... You should make sure that the fuel filter is properly primed and that there aren't any leaks.
As I said earlier, I put diesel fuel from my old filter into the new filter (drained it into a clean glass jar first). But make sure that the top of your old filter is clean before you transfer any fuel. While I have read that this isn't absolutely necessary, it might make priming the filter easier...
I know that when I released one of the fuel lines during the initial disassembly, it looked as though some of the fuel drained back into the line, so I wanted to make sure that the pump was primed correctly.
So I did what Sikwan said he did in his post. See post #4 on this thread: https://sprinter-source.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2318&highlight=prime+fuel+pump (Thanks Seek!).
I went through the process of turning the key to the on position (position #2 with no engine start) and I let it sit there for 40 seconds. I listened under the hood and it sounded like the fuel was being pumped into the fuel filter. But I went ahead and repeated the procedure 4 more times just to be sure. My van started up without any problems.
Then while the van was running, I looked at the filter and under the van to make sure that there were no leaks.... No leaks! Yea!
Next I wanted to reset the ASSYST so that the wrench icon would go away and that the computer would remind me of the next maintenance in another 10,000 mi or 2 years (I also just changed my oil, air filter, and will have the brake fluid replaced next week). I followed the instructions that Bikergar posted on post #1 of the thread below. The instructions are for vans without the steering wheel buttons, so if you have them you will probably need different instructions. The instructions say:
1. Put the key in the ignition and switch it on without starting the engine.
2. The ASSYST mileage will show, when the mileage shown returns to the vehicle mileage, hold the O button down till you hear a beep (could take a while)
3. As soon as you hear the beep, press the M button repeatedly and a number of reset menus will appear. Select "reset 51" (don't know what the other reset menus are for)
4. At reset 51 press the O button until a number 2 appears, release the O button, then press it twice and the LCD should show "display reset done"
I didn't have any problems following the instructions and it looks like the ASSYST did reset. (Thanks Bikergar!) Here is the link: https://sprinter-source.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8113
I realize that all of this may sound complicated, but it really isn't hard at all. I probably included more information and details than were necessary, but I'd personally rather have more information than not enough...
I am So thankful for all of the information provided here at the forum and for all of the help I have received.
IDK for sure that it would be helpful, but you could get a code reader and give that a try.I just finished my first fuel filter installation on a 2010. Kat's instructions and the info here were very helpful, thank you! Everything went smoothly except now the engine light is on (doh!). The only thing I can think is that I didn't add any fuel to the new filter when installing it, I just turned the key to the ON position for 30-45sec three times before starting the engine. It started right up and runs fine, maybe the temporary lack of fuel till it self primed caused the code? Off to the dealer I suppose to have it read (head in hands).