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#1 Old 08-15-2009
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hi newbie here

hi. just joined the site. i own a 1997 mercedes slk 230. always wanted one now i have my dream car........there are a couple of issues with it and i will post these on the relevant sections in the forum. look forward to reading some interesting topics. bye for now.

kind regards, pete
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newbie.

thanks for your kind welcomes guys, its really appreciated. to be honest im having quite a lot of stress with my slk at the moment with a limp problem in auto box. its making me ill with the worry of it. basically the car is ok from a cold engine and fault only shows up with a warm/hot engine. its sticks in 3rd gear when warm and by jiggling the gearshifter you can make it sometimes go into 1st gear, then it wont change up. ive had auto fluid changed and new filter and no fault codes were reported. there are no leaks under car either. i am getting truly desperate now to find a cure as i dont want to lose her and have to be forced to get my money back off dealer. does it sound like a simple fix to you guys or a real nasty problem??
any comments will be appreciated.

thanks yours desperatly, peter robinson.
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