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Old 04-08-2002, 02:31 PM
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Question 300SEL band adjustment

Is it possible to adjust tranny bands on a 300 SEL?
It slips a litlle between shifts especially when cold. I also have slight delay when shifted into reverse. Have changed the fluid and filter and was extremely clean. 185000 miles.
Any info would be appreciated, Thanks Armind
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Old 04-08-2002, 02:38 PM
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No band adjustment unless that is a 1970-73 300SEL. Only the 722.0, 1, 2 trannies have a reverse band adjustment. From 722.3 on there are no band adjustments. That means everything from 82 on except 240Ds.

You should probably increase the modulator pressure a turn.
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Old 04-08-2002, 03:13 PM
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300 SEL band adjust

Steve,
Thanks for the quick reply, it is a 1988.
Where about is vaccum modulator and how do you adjust it?
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