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Vehicle: Mercedes Benz v126 500 SEL 1985
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Angry w126 500sel has no gears

hello this it i my first post here i have been reading post for years but now i can not find what i and looking for and now i need help i have a 1985 500sel and the gear is playing up it and will no longer go in to any gear i have played with some weeks a go and got it to go in to all the gears and it drive's fine and then last week i parked it in the drive way and the next day we went to go out and backed out the drive way and my wife put it in drive and it did not go in to gear and now it will not do anything no gears i have put a new bush on the gear linkage but that only worked for a week as i am in Australia and parts are hard to come by for the 500sel but there is a lot out there for the 380 sel so is there any thing that i could do with out spending a lot of money or if some one could tell me if a gearbox from the 380sel will work as i can get one of them cheap thank you
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