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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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I cannot get any power after 1st gear,the truck feels like

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I cannot get any power after 1st gear,the truck feels like it's holding back the power.and this happened all of a sudden.the sprinter is a 2008 freightliner 2500.after driving it acts like it catches up but still no power
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: It is consistent now
JA: Are you fixing your Sprinter yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It just happened today so I am looking for possibilities that I can check,if it's a big job to the shop it goes
JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.
Customer: Would a bad glow plugs cause this issue
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  b5demon replied 6 months ago.

Hi Welcome to Just Answer! How many miles are on your sprinter? Is the check engine light on? Does the engine sound like it usually does?