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How to tackle transmission oil change on '97 Mercedes E200

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we have a Merc E200 avantgarde auto and believe it to be low on transmission oil (there's no dip-stick!) can you advise how we go about changing the transmission oil or where we have download an image of the gearbox. thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    dear Jackabea, we've managed the oil change now as I found some instructions on the internet but it seems that a dip stick for the transmission was not fitted as standard! hawever we're still left with the problem that the car doesn't want to change out of first(reverse and park are ok). any ideas? cheers!

  • Ian Jones May 11, 2010

    there has to be a dipstick itis red andmust follow the instuctios in the manual

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