2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500

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2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 Problems

Automatic transmission shifting concerns

Automatic transmissions may develop shifting concerns or a shudder condition. Our technicians tell us the shudder condition may be caused by transmission fluid level or quality. The shifting concerns may be caused by a faulty transmission control module (TCM).

Musty Odor From HVAC System

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.

Shifter Stuck in Park

The shift lever may not move out of park. Our technicians tell us that updating the electronic shifter module (ESM) may be necessary to correct this concern.

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2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 Questions

Should I repair or replace the ECM? (3 answers)

My Sprinter refused to start. It cranked just fine and I tried this several times in rapid succession. Weather and temperature was not a factor. Had it hauled to nearest dealer ($75) where dealer attempted to FLASH the ECM ($250). Now dealer tells me the ECM is dead and a new one will cost $1.700...

Rear running lights go out when attaching a trailer without LED lights. Module? (1 answer)

Told that there may be a programmable lamp control module?
Lights do cycle back on for a split second and blink back off seeming like an overload. Does it with just a test light as well. Test lamp was not LED. All the rear running lights on the vehicle are LED.

attaching a solar trickle charger to the 3500 (2 answers)

I own a 2008 sprinter/Winnebago ViewJ 24' RV which I store over the Wisconsin winters. I've purchased a 5 watt solar charger. Can I attach it to the + post in the engine and body frame part and feel confident that it will trickle charge the battery over the winter or use the cigarette lig...

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2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Second Row Bench Seat Belts May Not Perform as Required

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.

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2008 Dodge Sprinter 3500 Reviews

I just bought an 08 sprinter winnebago navion 24h and after driving it for 150 miles the engine will not turn back on, even though everything is lit. I charged the battery and still no go, i disconnected the the positive battery cable and reconnected it and it started back up. When it came time to shut it off i went through the normal process and the engine kept running after the key was remove...
My 2008 Fleetwood conversion camper seems to sway and I want to know if I can install coil over shocks to correct? Any advice to help with this problem? Thanks

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