Transmission Oil Seals May Leak on High Mileage Vehicles on Mercedes-Benz S320

High mileage vehicles may develop a leak from one or more of the transmission oil seals.

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Average mileage: 136,187 (77,000–211,563)
6 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999
10 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
Can move shifter but gears don't engage. Engine revs and car will sort of lurch forward when the accelerator is pressed.
Same problem. Ultimately destroyed the transmission. You have to stop *immediately* - don't limp to the repair shop.
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