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When driving from a stop, i have to hit 4000 rpms before my transmission will shift into second gear. once in second gear the trans shifts fine until coming to a complete stop again. it will shift smo

The engine is the m103 l6 3.0 with a new head gasket 218k mi body is w124 300e

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Run fault codes and check for TCM fault. have a pressure test done on transmission to check for band/clutch adjustment

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hi,it seem your car is in emergency mode,you can check oil lever if deep stick is present,if not, better to bring your car to your dealer for proper diagnose,maybe erase fault only,ty

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check to see if the pressure control solenoid is working correctly

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