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Ancient Mercedes 300SE jerky auto shift. What's wrong?

Bought car used five years ago. Ran well until after oil filter change; developed unresolved auto shift problem since then.

Sometimes won't shift afterall.

After last visit to mechanic, change is severely jerky and too rapid.

Sometimes car screeches almost to a halt.

What solutions?

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Is it possible someone drained a little transmission fluid by mistake? My '88 300se started shifting rough the other day--added a little transmission fluid (approximately one pint) and shift is ok (back to normal) now.

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Wrong transmission fluid type is an obvious solution, also look at the pressure control solenoid. check the filter is installed correctly.

good luck !

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