the transmission was installed about 20k miles ago. i am assuming it is an MB reman'd unit. it was replaced under warranty by a dealership as the old one was DOA "no forward motion" indicated on the report. i suspect that the new tranny was never set up properly. the car was literally "grandma's ride around town" and i doubt the PO would have complained about anything. i acquired the car almost 2 months ago and have been going through a list of maintenance items. i replaced all the fluids as a matter of course. shift quality was ok prior to the service although i was not happy with shift points (another thread)...
1993 300e-2.8 - gone now <sigh>
"Do not adjust your mind, it's reality that's malfunctioning"