Transmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module on Mercedes-Benz CLK430

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.

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Average mileage: 104,386 (44,024–137,134)
5 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 44,024 mi,
Just diagnosed and i'm waiting for an estimate to repair.
I was told by my mechanic that I have a transmission leak and if the fluids gets into the electrical connector. May caused major problems with a high expense.