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Its my first time buying a Mercedes Benz. I thought about it for many months and finally settled for a cheap one. I knew it had a few problems with the rear suspension which my mechanic told me not to worry as it would be fixed with new parts. My main worry now that I did not pick when i tested the car is the slow changing of gears after a long drive. I drove on the motorway, when i took off at the toll gate the gears were very slow to change and i tried the tiptronic but again it did not respond. Has anyone ever had such a problem? Whats the solution?
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Maybe your transmission overheats, I recommend to check its temperature and fault codes.
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Its my first time buying a Mercedes Benz. I thought about it for many months and finally settled for a cheap one. I knew it had a few problems with the rear suspension which my mechanic told me not to worry as it would be fixed with new parts. My main worry now that I did not pick when i tested the car is the slow changing of gears after a long drive. I drove on the motorway, when i took off at the toll gate the gears were very slow to change and i tried the tiptronic but again it did not respond. Has anyone ever had such a problem? Whats the solution?
What year is the car? what is the mileage? has the transmission fluid ever been changed? and is the fluid level correct?

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