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Merc A 160 Advangarde auto gear problem

My wife has an A160 Advangarde Auto with a problem. The Engine Diagnostic indicator Lamp lights constantly on. Letter F in display.No power- as if you drive on second gear only. U can reverse. When switch from UP to R, N , or D or vice , the car jumps on place and than you can slowly drive off. any ideas? Thank you very much. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated

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Thanks for using FixYa. This error means occurs due to a faulty Electronic Selector Lever Module or a selective linkage switch. It also occurs when gear recognition module detects an implausible selector lever position. This error code also appears when complete gear box overhauls.

For details as to which part is faulty, get the fault code/OBD codes checked as it will tell you the error code. And from the error code we will be able to troubleshoot the issue further.

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