Date registered: Jul 2004
Vehicle: A bunch o of 'em - see signautre
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You'll have to DIY...
...if you have that much fear of being hoodwinked.
To replace the conductor plate and change the filter, they have to remove the bottom pan anyway. That is where you examine for metal shavings or bits that indicate serious wear.
As for rust - it won't be found in the transmission unless its been bone dry for quite a while.
"Dangerous with a wrench and not smart enough to know it"
1984 Euro 500SL, 1984 280SEL (Euro)
1977 280SE, 1990 560SEL
1978 450SEL 6.9
1988 300CE (son at school)
1981 280SL, 1967 230SL
'86 560SEC, '04 S500 (SWfMBO's DD)
'01 CL55 Intergalactic cruiser