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After sitting in the desert for 20 yrs in an airport hanger upon starting the engine begins to warm up,theres trans fluid on the floor drivers side below steering wheel the engine begins to small backfiring smoke appears from the exhaust manifold it would appear to me the engine is sucking up trans fluid thru modulator?

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Mercedes Mechanic: Petrol_Pete, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hi, I am Mike, welcome. I'm reviewing your question. Can you tell me the year, make, model, engine.

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Mercedes Mechanic: Petrol_Pete, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

Remove the vacuum hose from the vacuum modulator located on the transmission and if there is transmission fluid in the end of the hose, then you are correct, the diaphragm of the modulator is busted.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
great job,Daniel
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