Investing in a scheduled and preventative Mercedes-Benz gearbox service is essential to prolong the lifespan of your automatic gearbox, saving you money in the long term.
All the major functions of your Mercedes-Benz automatic gearbox are dependent on the quality of the gearbox oil and correct gearbox oil levels. Lubrication is the lifeblood of any mechanical system.
Over a period of time, wear and tear of clutches and other moving parts may cause fine metal filings and sludge build up, which in turn causes contamination of the gearbox oil. Contaminated oil is the number one cause of many gearbox problems or even worse complete gearbox failure.
Common gearbox problems caused by contaminated oil, to mention just a few include:
• Failure within the valve body
• Wear of primary pump
• Blockage of gearbox filter
• Poor gearbox performance