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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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My son drove it into the ground. the transmission is

Customer Question son drove it into the ground. the transmission is slipping and white smoke coming out of the tailpipe when running. I think i need a new transmission and some ticking sound in the engine. I think he didn't keep the oil maintenance up
JA: This is potentially serious. How long has it been going on?
Customer: since last week. havent been driving it
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?
Customer: 2007 cl 550
JA: Are you fixing your 550 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not yet....just wanted to have a little background before the mercedes dealer tells me i have to spend 10K
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thats it pretty much
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Marty replied 8 months ago.

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