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My 1991 mbz 190e wont shift into other gears

My car wouldnt pass smog and so my ex husband messed with it to get it to pass. It did. But, the next day it was stuck in 3 rd gear. We have figured out that the tranny has been replaced so that can't be problem. I am a single mom and cant truely afford to take it in to a shop. Can you give me any advice. Strange thing is that sometimes it works not when I am driving of course. Everyone seems to think it its something simple but ?

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It sound like the kick down cable has been adjusted or the vacuum pipe is off ,open the hood and look for a rubber hose that me be just hanging off ,also check the cable at the engine and make sure they are all connected

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

Testimonial: "i found out that the problem with my tranny was a governer a 6 dollar part and one day to replace took 8 months to figure out and when i smogged my car the next time it happened again had to replace governer crazy huh!"

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