Dodge Sprinter 3500 Repair and Maintenance
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Dodge Sprinter 3500 ProblemsAutomatic 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).
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.
Dodge Sprinter 3500 QuestionsMy battery discharged on my Navion Motor home now get error message. (1 answer)
Start - flashes to error. Glow plug light does not turn off. All warning lights stay on.
What is the location of the camshaft sensor ?
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...
Dodge Sprinter 3500 RecallsDriver'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.
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.
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.