Since buying my first wonderful car about six months ago I have noticed a considerable puddle of transmission fluid is forming under my car and my local Mercedes specialist refuses to work on transmissions. I am scared that repair costs may skyrocket above what I am willing to pay as I also need a new giubo, something is up with the climate control, alignment, oil pan gasket, and more minor bits. Before I get an estimate from a mechanic next week, what do you think is about the ball park for such a repair?if it gets into the thousands then I may have to bail on driving one of the best cars ever made and go down the Bug route. Thanks for your interest and time. Into The Great Wide Open wallet...