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Old 03-22-2003, 11:19 AM
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It was explained to me that the actual 1st gear will accomidate excessive weight.

Normal weight is addressed by 2nd gear for starting.

SO if the car starts in 2nd gear - all is well.
Thanks for the help
Bill Fisher

'86 560SL (186K) - Now a 'classic' : Registered as an Historic Vehicle
'95 E420 (188K)
'03 LS430 (Lexus)
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'95 E420 (231K) Sold to a happy buyer, new to Mercedes
'90 300E (65K) Sold to an Mercedes Lover
'92 190E (215K) - retired to the salvage yard, sigh
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