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Unhappy E320 Check Engine light-Limp Mode?

I have a 2001 E320. Check engine light came on suddenly on highway and car shut off and went on in limp mode. Car starts fine but 'gears jumps hard' btwn shifts. Flushed transmission only a few months ago, gas cover tight. if engaged to 'D', wont go back to "R" unless I turn off the switch.Shift from 'D' to 'R" very rough and hard and In have to hot my brakes tight even with car in stationary position.

Mileage is 82K. No codes as I do not have code reader and do not want to spend 2K at the dealership.

What are the possible causes, how can I fix it and is it worth investing on an OBDII scanner? Could this be a transmission problem? Conductire plate?wiper/oil sensor?etc.

No aware of any bad gas or spillage. any advice is appreciated.

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