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2007 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Question: Why can I not procure the shift control mechanism within the transmission

 

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st909, Woodbury, NJ, August 09, 2012, 13:12
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The "independent" vehicle service and repair firm I employ has ascertained that a shift control device, within the transmission, is malfunctioning. This is the "good news" as apparently only Mercedes dealers may procure this device, classified as a TRP, (Theft Related Part). In fact owners are not permitted to purchase the device. How is this not a restraint of trade matter?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (14224 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper August 09, 2012, 14:01
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    try trans star.com and see if its avail thru them. alot of parts are dealer item only u may have one, this is for security reasons. IT PROTECTS YOU AND YOUR CAR

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    st909, August 13, 2012, 06:08
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    I genuinely appreciate your response to my inquiry and recourse suggestion. Were I on the California side of the country I'd make a trip to thank you personally.

    Respectfully,
    ST909

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    globalhelper, August 13, 2012, 06:19
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    ty

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