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Marty, Mercedes Technician
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Experience:  Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 35 years experience.
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I OWN A 1995 S420 MERCEDES. RECENTLY, I REPLACED THE TORQUE

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I OWN A 1995 S420 MERCEDES. RECENTLY, I REPLACED THE TORQUE CONVERTOR BUT FOLLOWING REASSEMBLY THE TRANS WOULDN'T ENGAGE. PRIOR TO CHANGING THE CONVERTOR I WORKED ALMOST FINE--WITH AN OCCASIONAL SLIP IN FIRST
JA: Do you have the torque specs?
Customer: WHAT DO YOU MEAN?
JA: What confuses you?
Customer: DOES THE TRANS HAVE TO BE RESET TO ENGAGE?
JA: Are you fixing your S420 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: YES WITH A FRIEND. WE REMOVED THE CONVERTER AND REASSEMBLED. THE PART WAS ORDERED FROM ADVANCE. I REALLY DON'T KNOW THE SPECS
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF THERE IS A RESET FOR THE TRANSMISSION
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 16 days ago.

Hi, my name is***** a 95 model there is no reset for the transmission. If the transmission won't engage I would suspect that either the converter did not get properly engaged into the front pump or it broke the pump or an ear on the converter when you installed it or there is not enough fluid in the transmission or there is a fault with the linkage.

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