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Old 05-03-2000, 11:09 PM
Rocket Rocket is offline
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Indpls.,IN. USA
Posts: 84
I am seeking informed opinions on a transmission problem that occurs on W 140 body mercedes. The car in question is a 1992 500 SEL with about 130K on it. When you put this car in reverse it will only roll about 3 or 4 inches and then the drivetrain locks-up. This problem began at once and has never gone away. I'm assuming a broken servo or one-way clutch has failed but would like other opinions. I saw the same failure on a similar 140 a couple of years ago but the owner took it to the local dealer who simply replaced the trans., so I never found out what went away. Your help is appreciated as always.
Thanks to all
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