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2000 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Base 4dr Sedan 2.3L Kompressor

2000 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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June 28, 2013, 9:13 am

Jorge C


I have a 2000 c230 Kompressor Mercedes Benz. Its Automatic it has a problem but i don't know exactly the part i need to replace and so i was hoping you can help. the problem is that every time i go to drive of well accelerate the car start normal on gear 1 but then as i accelerate it more it skips 2nd gear and goes to 3rd and continues on normal. i was told it was the acceleration sensor. i also was told to replace the throttle body position sensor. and lastly i brought it to get checked out and i was then told also that its a sensor and it the sensor located right in between the driver sit and passenger sit. im lost i don't know what i really need? can you help me please.?

June 29, 2013, 8:28 pm

Richard W
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The things your were told to replace is not going to fix your problem. You need to take it into a transmission shop. It sounds like you a transmission. When it skips gears there usually is a problem inside the transmission.

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