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Hard shift when cold

(1990 Mercedes-Benz 300CE)
in Las Vegas, NV on February 09, 2013
vehicle has a hard or no shift from 1st to 2nd when cold but will shift normal once warmed up
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on February 11, 2013
the vehicle is designed to have a delay on up shift when cold (up shift delay valve)for the purpose of decreasing warm up time of the engine and transmission.
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