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Mercedes clk 320 2002 65000 km gear box oil leaks and now transmission locked in safe mode second gear-

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It is for sure that this indicates that you have a serious issues within the gear box, A loss of oil reduces the lubrication on the gear box which might result in severe damage to all the moving parts in this complex gear box. Check if after topping and plugging the leak the gear box resets.
This needs immediate attention and remedy but only with a serious repair facility. So it is important that you will be equipped to remove and overhaul the unit then reassemble the gear box in order after a simulated check on the suspected parts.
Also the source of oil leak and the reason behind must be investigated.
So overall I think this work requires a bit of experience and equipment. Also temporarily plugging the leak will not do any good as the gears are now locked in only for safety of equipment.
I suggest you take these guidelines and approach the authorized service center to provide an estimate which might be a little on the higer side but it will be better that to have a half attempt to set up with a not sure position.

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