The intake air temperature sensor measures the temperature of the air as it is supplied to the cylinders and transmits the value to the ECM. If that sensor fails, the ECM will probably put your Sprinter into limp home mode. Changing the sensor is quick and easy.
This van could be a good deal (CL Link): A 2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 158 inch wheelbase with the high top and the seller is asking $5500. The front of the van shows the usual problems with peeling paint on Sprinters of that age (I had the hood and the top section on my van repainted… Read more 2005 Dodge Sprinter for sale in Miami, FL
If you’re passing through Idaho make sure Craters of the Moon is on your route. This is a place that you should see and if you have enough time you should stay overnight on the Lava flow campground. The staff is super friendly and you’ll have an amazing night sky to enjoy the stars.
Bleeding brakes is the process to replace the brake fluid in your van. It’s recommended to replace the fluid every two years to make sure your Sprinter stops when you need it to. The job is very easy – if you use a power bleeder you can finish bleeding your brakes in about an hour. On the 1-10 difficulty scale this is a 2.
This is a quick fix that will reduce the road noise level inside your Sprinter dramatically. Take the sound deadening material of your choice and cover the rear wheel arches from the inside with the stuff. You won’t be disapointed. Difficulty level is a 1 – if you can handle a pair of scissors.