Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.
Rough Shifting of Automatic Transmission on Mercedes-Benz R500
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Slips on take off i have to turn the car off and on so it can reset
2007 Mercedes-Benz R500121,000Visitor
Not repaired. Rough shifting out of park into any gear, often skips neutral and gear will not stop/stay on neutral. Transmission failure today.
2006 Mercedes-Benz R50075,000Visitor
Living with it
2006 Mercedes-Benz R500115,000Visitor
transmission slips from 3rd to 4th gear, very rough stuttering slip.
2006 Mercedes-Benz R500110,000Visitor
THE SAME IN LIMP MODE
2007 Mercedes-Benz R50080,000Visitor
Transmission wont shift down sometimes. Need to turn the car off and on the reset it. Main component is not communicating correctly and needs to be replaced.
2007 Mercedes-Benz R50029,000Visitor
rough shifting, sometimes it doesn't shift into gear
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