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Mercedes 270CDI Autobox issues

 
 
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excossack
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:03 pm    Post subject: Mercedes 270CDI Autobox issues Reply with quote

A mate has a W reg 270CDI 4x4, recently it went into limp home mode and he could only use 2nd, N or Reverse.
On the dash it was showing say 1st gear selected when it was in 2nd. i.e showing the wrong gear selection, compared with what was selected.

Now, it shows no gears selected on the dash, but can still select 2nd, N and R.

No MIL lights shown that i know of.

Any ideas?

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Dennis, thanks for the reply. My mate has got hold of some free OBD2 scanner software, just needs a lead now to hook it up.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John,
I have an obd2 lead you/your mate can borrow if postage is sorted?

I think you have my email addy Laughing
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the offer Simon, if we get stuck i will let you know
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The ODBII scanner, wasnt used AFAIK, it was taken to a indie dealer.
It turned out to be the module under the gear selector. All swapped out for a new one....Cost over £700

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm really a man and I'm a freeloading git
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