The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid. Over time leaking fluid could migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. If that happens a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct the problem.
Car Problem Reports
Mercedes-Benz C320 Wire Connector on Transmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module
Mercedes-Benz C320 Problem
Average Mileage: 100,000 mi (48,000 mi - 150,000 mi)
Visitor, 2003 Mercedes-Benz C320, 88,000 mi
My car also gets this issue be side the cranshaft postion.
Mercedes is truly a piece of expensive junk- costed us an arm and a leg to get many issues fixed..
Visitor, 2002 Mercedes-Benz C320, 150,000 mi
Leaking transmission fluid at the 13 pin connector part cost 33.00 on amazon.com
Visitor, 2002 Mercedes-Benz C320, 75,000 mi
Do you know of any recalls/warranties for this problem. My C320 is beginning to show some seepage.
Visitor, 2003 Mercedes-Benz C320, 150,000 mi
transmission not "shifting" correctly; was told it had low transmission fluid from a leak & needed a new control module & possibly damaged wire connector, estimated costs $1200 ($400 parts, $700 labor) :-(
Visitor, 2001 Mercedes-Benz C320, 89,000 mi
had a 2001 C320 with same trans problem. Cost $1400 for a new module. I sold the car not long after because I was tired of the repair ongoing repair expenses.
is the control module inside the transmission or on the outside of it.