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Rough Shifting of Automatic Transmission on Mercedes-Benz E350

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.

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Mercedes-Benz E350 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 70,287 (3,000–222,000)
10 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
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Intermitant "NoShift" from 1st to 2nd, Transmission is being replaced, needs to be reprogrammed,
Hardshift problem. Going uphill around 15 mph car gives sudden jerk and it happens around 20 mph and on level road around 30 mph.
car started to slip when cold from 1st to 2nd gear. only the first shift is doing this. dealer wont do anything unless check eng light is on(recorded problem).