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Old 09-17-2003, 11:56 PM
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No offense...but it seems like your car has a new problem every week. Perhaps you need to take it a little easier. More upkeep, less dragracing?

To answer your question, the only time MBZ advises against shifting the car manualy, is when a lower gear is used to slow the car down. This information is in your owners manual.

'90 300SE 298k
-300K and it gets put into retirement.
'80 300D 255k Purchased new by family in 1980.

Had a:
1973 220 (gas)
1980 300SD
1992 400E
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