This video shows you how to jump start a dead battery in your 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500. If you get into your Sprinter 2500, turn the key, and your car doesn't start (you may hear nothing or a clicking sound from the engine bay), you have a dead battery and need a jump-start. Check to see if you left your headlights or an interior light on and turn the switch off. Assuming that you have a pair of jumper cables, a pair of safety glasses and a friend to give you a jumpstart, the video above will show you where to connect the cables (and in what order!) for your Sprinter 2500. Once you are finished reviving a dead car battery in your Sprinter 2500, make sure you drive it for at least 5 minutes before turning it off so your battery isn't dead the next time.
So what's up with the safety glasses? There is a small possibility of a battery exploding during the charging process if you don't connect the cables properly (causing a spark) and there is a bunch of hydrogen gas around the battery (car batteries emit hydrogen gas when they discharge) - this is much more of an issue with cars that haven't been driven for a long time than if you drive your Sprinter 2500 regularly and simply forgot to turn your lights off.
The cabin air filter (also known as the pollen filter, AC filter, dust filter, hvac filter and hepa filter) in your 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 cleans the air that you and your passengers breath inside of your car. You need to change it at least once a year or every 20,000 miles, whichever comes first. In addition to improving the air quality of your Sprinter 2500, replacing your cabin air filter will put less strain on your heating and air conditioning system and can increase your gas mileage. These filters are fairly inexpensive, so check out our page for great deals on a new one (tip: buy several, when you go to check the cabin air filter on your Sprinter 2500, you can easily swap it for a new one if it is dirty).
Not all Dodges have a cabin air filter and for some models, the inclusion of a cabin air filter depends on what trim level you have (Base). If your Sprinter 2500 smells bad when you turn on the heater or air conditioner, or it seems like the fan doesn't blow air as well as it used to, replacing your cabin air filter is a likely the best fix! The video above shows you where the cabin air filter in your 2008 Sprinter 2500 is located and how to check it.
The video above shows you how to change a flat tire in your 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500. Make sure you are in a safe area that is level and free of traffic before attempting to fix a flat tire. This video shows you where the spare tire, jack and jack kit is located in your Sprinter 2500 how to assemble the components of the jack kit, how to replace the flat tire for your spare tire and safety precautions to take when using your jack. Most Dodge jack kits include the jack, a jack handle and a lug nut wrench.
While following the instructions provided in your Sprinter 2500's owners manual and in this video will help minimize the risk of injury. The best way to avoid injury is to never get under your vehicle while it is jacked up. Remember also, that even if your car is jacked up properly, another car could hit it and knock it over; therefore, be sure to give careful consideration to your environment before raising your car.
A check engine light can indicate a broad spectrum of problems with your 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. The video above shows how to locate the on board diagnostics (OBD) plug on your 2008 Sprinter 2500, how to read the trouble codes and how to reset or clear the check engine light using a scanner on your Sprinter 2500.
Intermittent Check Engine Light: If the check engine light on your 2008 Sprinter 2500 is intermittent, try to take note of the conditions when this happens. For example, does it happen when you accelerating, driving on the highway or does it appear at low speeds? This will help your mechanic evaluate the issue. Steady Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is on every time you operate your Sprinter 2500, you need to have it checked as soon as possible, especially if you notice performance problems or unusual noises. Flashing Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is flashing, stop driving your Sprinter 2500 and have it towed to your nearest mechanic - you probably have a very serious problem with your car and you risk ruining your engine by driving it. If you are unsure about what your diagnostic trouble codes mean; have your Sprinter 2500 diagnosed by a professional automotive technician.
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