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Old 08-06-2000, 04:32 PM
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Our 92 300E (4 speed automatic) shifts solidly but abruptly into 2nd, then 3rd (not so much 4th). When shifting into 2nd, there is sometimes a belt squeek accompanying the shift. If we back off the accelerator a bit just about shift time, the transition is a lot smoother. We've been told that this was an idiosyncracy we should get used to, but I'd like another opinion. It just doesn't seem normal for a luxury car. Other than the shifting problem, acceleration and dropping down a gear to pass feels fine. The fluid level is right where it should be. Thanks for your imput.
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Old 08-06-2000, 06:11 PM
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MB trannies may be more distinct than slushy domestic ones but they are very adjustable. Most idiosyncracies with MB transmissions are do to improper adjustment.

Sounds like you need a major adjustment to the control pressure cable. The housing must be lengthened; causing the cable to be puled more.

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Old 08-13-2000, 03:10 AM
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I am having the exact same problem with my 92 400E. Rough shift from 1-2 & 2-3 and the belt sweak when under medium to hard throttle. Please let me know if you have found a way to correct the problem. I'll do the same.

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Old 08-13-2000, 08:49 AM
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Your "Belt squeak" is your back tires barking. It is shifting so hard the tires are breaking traction.
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