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I have a ml430 2001 it is ideling when I press on the gas if

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I have a ml430 2001 it is ideling when I press on the gas if I am going over 40mph it does not speed up. I have one of those devices to check the computer and code p 0715 is coming up. I took it to a mechanic he said the transmission is done. My question is if this is the case the would not be able to change gears. What should I do?
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: Never changed transmission the car has 138,000 miles
JA: Are you fixing your ML430 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No not fixing myself wish I could.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Check engine light is also on.
Submitted: 22 days ago.Category: Mercedes
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Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 22 days ago
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Customer reply replied 22 days ago
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Customer reply replied 22 days ago
I am not paying $26 extra
Customer reply replied 22 days ago
Are you still checking?
Customer reply replied 22 days ago
Hello Are you still checking?
Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 22 days ago

yes i'm here checking this out had to run the vin through mercedes!!

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Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 22 days ago

so you are saying so i'm on the same page is that the vehicle will not move at all or at 40 mph it will not go faster?

please do let me know!!

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Customer reply replied 22 days ago
it moves I can reverse drive but when I excelorate over 40mph it make a humming noise and is difficult to go any faster.
Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 22 days ago

and the rpms is very high!! correct?

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Customer reply replied 22 days ago
No it does not go high
Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 22 days ago

ok you will need in the trans input speed sensor/electroplate assy. that is the code stored . at this point its a 50/50 % chance the trans will be ok . also with the change you will need fluid filter and gasket to do the job and the cost is about $1000 at a shop give or take a few bucks

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