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Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-17-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 131
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Posted By lindenengine
The drone and the weep weep! Sounds like a...

The drone and the weep weep!
Sounds like a fairy tale for kids!

The weep weep sound is the prop support bearings.
A common problems and found as wrinkle bearings in the MB parts list.
Yours...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-24-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
This sounds like the wrinkle bearing as they call...

This sounds like the wrinkle bearing as they call it!
A fairly common squealing/screeching noise which manifests itself as a "weep weep" noise as it quiets itself down once hot.

The remedy in the...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-08-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Nox sensors are usually replaced in pairs and...

Nox sensors are usually replaced in pairs and programmed in!
Each sensor creates a computer page of info reporting to the system.
Equally close attention needs to be paid to the thermo couples...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-21-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Thomas That is about right and each sensor has...

Thomas
That is about right and each sensor has its own computer page reporting to the AdBlue module under the drivers seat!
Each sensor is programmed in to do a specific job depending upon whether...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-16-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Good news! Confirms knowledge is power!...

Good news!
Confirms knowledge is power! Otherwise it would have been pushed out the door no doubt for another day and yet another CEL!
At least they didn't try to sell you a new transmission job at...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-09-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
You Sir are a wishful thinker! The perfection...

You Sir are a wishful thinker!
The perfection of the system is an ongoing issue with MB.
The plugging up of the DEF injector or its total failure is somewhat common as is scorching of the wiring...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-09-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Well armed with that info the engine is most...

Well armed with that info the engine is most likely a CD16 version equipped with ADBlue system which of course has DEF fluid injection into the exhaust system.

The reasons for the light to come on...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-08-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
You didn't state what year! 2007 to 2009 are...

You didn't state what year!
2007 to 2009 are fairly easy to remedy.
ADBlue DEF fluid systems as found on later Sprinters (2010 onward) can be a challenge even for the dealer. MB are now on their...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-07-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
You can drain the tank by disconnecting a hose...

You can drain the tank by disconnecting a hose stub found under the tank about 2/3rds back from the front.
It has a pinch type socket!
Simply have a catch tray ready and separate it with some eye...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 04-19-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
This is not unusual. There have been many...

This is not unusual.
There have been many updates to the system.
First the salient issue has been progamming of the Adblue DEF fluid injection, which in turn causes condensation in the system and...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-27-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Marysia A frustrating problem for sure. I...

Marysia
A frustrating problem for sure.
I answered your post on the Sprinter forums about this issue and the advice I gave you.

As you have discovered dealers do not keep wheel speed sensors in...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-21-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Well any scanner that can do this type of work...

Well any scanner that can do this type of work has to be bi-directional.
The DEF or Ad Blue system is outside the OBD2 edict.
Hence its intellectual info you do have to pay for it!

Some training...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Hello Camper Ken. Well the fluid has a 2 year...

Hello Camper Ken.
Well the fluid has a 2 year shelf life if obtained from a quality source but is affected by high ambient heat and freezing conditions remember.

I think a regular run should stir...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-13-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
The re-flash is to change how the DEF fluid is...

The re-flash is to change how the DEF fluid is being injected as it has a tendency to cause condensation in the refractory cracking the ceramic section NOx sensors. If properly re-flashed the CEL...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-13-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
This is an interesting post. I have come across...

This is an interesting post.
I have come across a growing number of Sprinters with this issue and all have had water in the fuel.
The van doesn't have a full blown water sedimenter like many NA...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-01-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
On thing to bear in mind is quality of the DEF...

On thing to bear in mind is quality of the DEF fluid itself.
It may well be full in the storage tank but is that fluid good enough to neutralize the pollutants in the exhaust system.

Normally...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-01-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
On thing to bear in mind is quality of the DEF...

On thing to bear in mind is quality of the DEF fluid itself.
It may well be full in the storage tank but is that fluid good enough to neutralize the pollutants in the exhaust system?

Normally...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Just for info There are three sensors in the...

Just for info
There are three sensors in the tank.
As the level runs down they go progressively into "dry mode".
Normal top off should make them go "wet" again.
In some occasions due to several...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-28-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,236
Posted By lindenengine
Here is a few words of caution and it concerns...

Here is a few words of caution and it concerns water and particles of rust in fuel.
A sudden out can have many causes but one is particular is to do with the pressure transition of the fuel rails...
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