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I had to take it to a back garage pay £50 and clear all faults

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I had to take it to a back garage pay £50 and clear all faults that got it out of gear.I traveled back to Manchester without blowing the heater .it did fine I started car this morning it fired and died I had to turn the engine for good few minuets before it started.
and it got stuck again in gear,i opened fuse box and shake all wire looms.It came out of gear.I am lost some people say it must be electric plate some say oil level .i am lost and love the car but can not afford to waste money on it.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
Hello, welcome. My name isXXXXX will do my very best to assist you with your question. I apologize if you have been waiting long for a response.

What is the year, make, and model of the vehicle?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Mercedes 2002 270CDI. Automatic

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
The issue that you are having is consistent with a failing turbine speed sensor located behind the conductor plate inside the transmission. This is a common issue on these vehicles and to correct the issue the sensor and the plate is to be replaced.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi Mike,


I took into the garage today and after several test He changed Air Mass Meter.


He said to ignore error code for heater booster as they are common fault and no action is needed


air mass value was 0


on/off ratio of component y31/1(egr value was 3%


this was the test result of exhaust gas re-circulation


i will let you know of the progress


what is your openion


will this work.

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
Yes this sounds like the shop is on the right track.

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