code p0705 is showing up on my 02 mercedes c240. what do i need to get? on 2003 Mercedes-Benz C240

sometimes it wont shift out of first gear so sometimes when i cut it off and wait for a couple of minutes it will shift. what could that be?

by in Loris, SC on July 05, 2011
2 answers
ANSWER by on July 05, 2011
A code P0705 indicates a transmission range selector switch problem, which would explain the poor performance and improper shifting from your transmission. I would have a good German car repair shop inspect your selector switch as it is most likely defective.
ANSWER by on July 20, 2011
this is an obd2 trouble code table. it can help you understand the meaning of code. and for p0705 you may need to replace your transmission range switch also known as the park/neutral switch, they are known for going bad. It basically tells the PCM which gear the transmission is in. Depending on the application, they may cost up to $100 and you need to special order it through a mercedes benz dealer.

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