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#31 of 43 Re: LOSS OF POWER - 2008 DODGE SPRINTER 2500 [marklorenz]
Apr 25, 2011 (1:05 pm)
I noticed this problem a few weeks ago up at abouty 7500 feet and attributed it to altitude. Today it did it on the freeway at sea level and I took it to the dealer in Irvine, and so I hope they can figure it out. Just what was the issue with yours, and did they know how to fix it?The dealer also told me that Mercedes has taken over responsibility for Sprinter warranty issues.
#35 of 43 Re: LOSS OF POWER - 2008 DODGE SPRINTER 2500 [slavik247]
Mar 07, 2012 (6:08 am)
The initial limp mode problem was caused by a crack in the turbo hase. Some super glue and monster duct tape fixed it for a year, then I had to replace the $95.00 hose. The second limp mode problem was caused by a blown-out resonator. I replaced the blown-out resonator with the aluminum one made by Riordan. My Sprinter has never ran better! At least the resonator problem is fixed; hopefully for good!
#36 of 43 2006 dodge sprinter code P0299 Low boost pressure
May 17, 2012 (2:20 pm)
The MAP pressure is good 29.5 The turbo resnator and intercooler hose's are good .It was put on a smoke test and passed.I did notice the EGR valve humming which never did before.It is has a $597.00 list price.WOW!If I disconnect the EGR valve it seems to run fine.iIf I hook it back up it gives me code P0299 and goes back to limp mode.If I clear code it runs good for about 1 mile and goes back to limp mode.The EGR valve gets its information from the mass flow and the charge air pressure sensors could one of this be my problem .The EGR valve is s humming can they be taken apart and cleaned .I havve never worked on aEGR valve before.I would appericate any input .Thanks
#37 of 43 Re: LOSS OF POWER - 2008 DODGE SPRINTER 2500 [autocosmedic]
Jul 05, 2012 (6:44 am)
I have the same problem with a 2008 Sprinter, looking for an Aluminum Resonator, but have found nothing. Could you let me know where I could get it?
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#38 of 43 Re: LOSS OF POWER - 2008 DODGE SPRINTER 2500 [fmsorlando]
Jul 05, 2012 (10:58 am)
Fred........the website for the aluminum turbo resonator is riordanco.com. You will need to ask them about a replacement resonator for the '08. Also be sure to check your turbo charger hose. I had a very small hairline crack in mine and it caused me to loose power. I had to squeeze the hose to see the crack. I temporarily fixed it with super glue and Gorilla tape and eventually bought a new $95 hose. Good luck!
I have driven 35,000 miles since replacing the plastic resonator on my 2005 Sprinter and it has performed flawlessly. I am also getting 24-26 mpg. Every 5 or 6 tanks of diesel I add a bottle of Lucas gas treatment. Seems to really help the mileage and the performance. When the Sprinter is good, it is great. But when it is bad, you want to go shoot it........
#39 of 43 Re: 2006 dodge sprinter code P0299 Low boost pressure [jimf36]
Jul 10, 2012 (3:38 pm)
Jim, how do you unhook the EGR valve? My van is in the shop now and my mechanic said the EGR might be the problem. I haven't got the time or money right now to replace it. If I can disconnect it and everything run ok, I may go that route for a while.
#40 of 43 Re: 2006 dodge sprinter code P0299 Low boost pressure [k4wcb]
Jul 11, 2012 (7:35 am)
I dissconnected the EGR valve connector it's on the side of the EGR valve and my ran fine , it gave me a different code but still ran good.I read that you can clean them with mopar #04318039ac rust penetrant and to use a new gasket #0510 4007 aa.I have bought both of these but haven't tried it yet.It's worth a try just not high on my list now. I would not recomend driving not hooked up for long I don't know what other damage that will cause.