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Would anyone share how to change transmission fluid on SLK350 2007?
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Would anyone share how to change transmission fluid on SLK350 2007?
You might want to start here DIY 722.9 7G-tronic 7-speed automatic transmission service thread - MBWorld.org Forums and then download this pdf http://mbworld.org/forums/attachment...ter-change.pdf

However, unless you are a really good shade-tree mechanic either with the tools or have access to them, you may decide to chicken out. It ain't like the good old days where you put the car up on a stand, unscrew the drain plug and pour clean ATF in the dipstick pipe and check level when warm. For a start, there is no dipstick pipe.

It's on the other side of the USA, but a quick google search found this price for a shop fluid change:

Mercedes Benz 7 speed 39k transmission service with pan gasket and transmission filter: $399.

Having done my own transmission fluid change on a 2001 R170, where I had to buy special tools because no mechanic on the island had the tools, I can assure you it's messy and it gets harder the newer the car. Good luck if you do it yourself, and let us know how it went.
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