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Lately when I put car in R to reverse into parking space or to get out of a parking space, the car won't move. I have to put the shift knob to Park then R for it to work. What could be causing the problem?


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EuroTech  8 months 3 weeks ago

Most likely the steering column range shifter. The lever can  fail causing the problem you describe. I would recommend that you find a good shop that has Mercedes Star Diagnostic scanner that can verify this. It makes no sense to replace parts without proper diagnostics. 

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Visitor  8 months 3 weeks ago

Thank you. On my way home the car while I was driving my car jerked back and Check Engine light came on then it went into Limp Mode. I just had emissions inspection and it passed. The jerking and check engine light is second time it happens.