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We have a 2004 c320 and are being told that anti-freeze has leaked into the transmission -- $8,000 to replace and repair transmission and computer parts. Have you heard of anything like that?

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Since we cannot comment on the estimation for the proffesional work the fact is that spares of Mercedes-Benz is expensive.The leak has to be plugged,the transmission system has to be overalled and possible damaged parts replaced.What could be suggested to have it open for overalling,clean the system and reassemble with newtransmission fluid.May be a freelancer can do it.

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8,000$ sounds a bit too much but the parts are really expensive. didnt they explain how did the coolent get in to the trans. it could be a leaking cooling coil of the trans located in side the raditor that for sure needs to be replaced but u can try by flushing out the trans fluid but the process has to be repeated three or more times. the trans is in a running state???? or did it stall... do quote more. !!!!

Posted on Oct 01, 2010

  • trakz1 Oct 15, 2010

    It seems the problem with this car is the torque converter. MB sticks by its claim with transmission fluid has leaked, but an independent transmission owner has stated that showed my husband there is no contamination to the control module. Who do you believe? I also have a 2003 C240 that had to have a transmission replaced, but it was under warranty. what is the problem with the Mercedes transmissions??

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