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2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500

2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Problems

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

Rust and/or corrosion may develop on the quarter panel above the tail lamp assembly due a void between the tail lamp and the body. Our technicians tell us the repair involves removing the rust and applying sealant to fill the void.

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2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Recalls

Vehicles equipped with a second row bench seat may have been assembled incorrectly, causing the seat belt not to function properly in the event of a crash, which increases the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the second row seat belts to correct this issue. This recall is expected to begin during May, 2011.

On some vehicles, the rear axle springs were produced using the wrong material. The springs may be too thick and could fail prematurely, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the rear springs free of charge. The recall began November 3, 2008. The Sprinter recall number is H26.

The head impact protection pads may be missing from the C-pillar of some Sprinter vans. Missing head impact protection pads pose a safety risk to occupants in a collision. Dealers will inspect and install pads if missing. The Chrysler recall number is H09. This recall began on April 9, 2008.

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