Transmission Control Unit Cost??? - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2011, 08:32 AM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Newbie
 
Date registered: Jul 2011
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Transmission Control Unit Cost???

Does anyone know whats a average cost for a Transmission Control Unit for CLK 320 or where I can order one without going to a dealship???

Thanks!
kwade061 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2011, 11:15 AM
BenzWorld Veteran
 
Date registered: Jun 2009
Vehicle: 1991 300E
Location: Maryland's Eastern Shore
Posts: 601
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Please complete your profile, including year, model and location. That information would be useful to those who might care to offer assistance on this question.
300E91 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-25-2011, 11:44 AM
BenzWorld Elite
 
Check Codes's Avatar
 
Date registered: Mar 2005
Vehicle: '01-E320 & 02-ST2
Location: John 15:18-19
Posts: 31,634
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 35 Post(s)
It's also useful to post what is going on. If all you want is parts, google is a great place to start.

A good majority of the time the issue is that the pilot bushing has allowed fluid to run up the harness and soak the TCM, causing shorts and transmission error codes. The typical repair (for a DIY or indy anyway) is to replace the plug, remove the TCM and clean it and the box with electrical cleaner (including shooting some down the harness to flush it out) and replace after it dries. Then set the level on the transmission, clear the transmission codes and go driving.

Dealers won't do that. They'll simply shotgun it and may also include the conductor plate, so what starts as a $50 repair for the DIYer (including the cost of the plug, fluid, dipstick tool and cleaner spray) is $1,200+ by the time the car is ready to go.

You can read a wealth of information about your transmission in the W210 stickies in a thread named 722.6xx FAQ -- it's the same transmission as in your Click.

Good luck.



And plus two on completing your profile, click user cp and edit details to get to the page that lets you update it.

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy; its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. (Winston Churchill)
Check Codes is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











  • Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
     
    Thread Tools
    Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
    Email this Page Email this Page
    Display Modes
    Linear Mode Linear Mode



    Similar Threads
    Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
    transmission control unit mercguy230 W210 E-Class 4 11-29-2011 04:08 PM
    CLK TRANSMISSION CONTROL UNIT Clk69 C208/A208 CLK-Class 0 05-29-2011 06:09 PM
    Need a Transmission control unit for a 722.6 corylsn W202 C-Class 0 03-21-2010 11:39 PM
    transmission control unit eddn2 General Mercedes-Benz 1 02-24-2010 06:46 PM
    transmission control unit mercguy230 General Mercedes-Benz 1 05-20-2009 04:08 PM

    Posting Rules  
    You may post new threads
    You may post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are On
    Pingbacks are On
    Refbacks are On

     

    Title goes here

    close
    video goes here
    description goes here. Read Full Story
    For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome