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1999 E430 Sport 1st and 2nd gear only when cold

Purchased a 1999 E430 in August, 100,000 miles. Now that it is cold, it doesn't seem to want to shift out of 1st gear until car is extremely warm. Took it to a Mercedes dealer and no engine codes come up. At a loss as to what direction I should head. I plan on having the transmission drained and flushed. Any other thoughts?
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Temporary fix may be manual shift to 1st, 2nd, 3rd then D as the car speeds up.
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