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1996 mercedes 200: Sport..TD..the gearbox would only engage…

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I have a 1996 Mercedes C250 Sport TD Auto. On starting the car this-morning the gearbox would only engage first or reverse gear i even tried changing gear manualy. Ive had the gearbox filter and fluid changed but it has made no difference.Can anyone offer advice or a solution.
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Mick
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Hi, can you post your vin # XXXXX?


 

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Hi, I think the VIN number is XXXXX

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I hope this is correct.

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Regards

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Hi, I think the VIN number is XXXXX hope this is correct

eurotec :

Ok, your car has the 722.6 electronically controlled transmission. Most shifting problems on these cars are electronic in nature. You will need to have the car connected to the Mercedes tester to read out the fault memory of the control units. Some common faults are a bad harness connector at the front of the transmission, a bad circuit plate inside the transmission or a bad gear selector module. The fault codes will give the technician a direction for diagnosis. I assume that the transmission is full of fluid.

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