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transmission control unit

hi all, could someone please tell me where the gearbox control module is on a 1997 e230 w210 5speed auto, i.e THE ONE THAT CAN GET FLOODED WITH TRANSMISSION FLUID FROM LEAKING UP THE WIRING LOOM. cheers all..
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Hi mercguy

Please go to the userCP ^^^ and fill in some details about your car & your location. Also this post would probably be better suited in the W210 E-Class forum.

Re the wireloom problem, I'm not familiar with that, but I'm sure that others are. There are two control modules associated with the auto transmission. The ECM (electric control module) located within the gearbox, and the ESM (electronic selector module) located under the gear selector stick. I think that you mean the latter. Here are some diagrams which may help :
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