If you pull the rubber plug on the gearbox bell housing and look inside with a torch, you may get an idea of what is going on inside, often the fingers on the pressure plate show some wear, also taking up some linear travel. Kind regards, Christian Ranta Hi Christian, The popping of gear is a known fault with the 6 speed gearbox and will need internal repair to rectify. This may not work for you depending on the exact nature of your gearbox issue, but if you are living with the same set of problems I had then its well worth the small investment before following other pathways all of which are mostly inordinately expensive! I have a 2008 115 vito with 106 000km on the clock. Hope that helps, All the best Steve Hi Steve, My fried took her van to a local Mercedes agent who are more used to dealing with cars, rather than vans. Hi David, That problem is usually due to a common fault in the gearbox, this popping or in many cases a loud bang with associated grinding of gears that are just catching is quite alarming. A 000 989 63 51 Castrol Olistamoly 2 Battery cable terminals Electrical contacts acid-proof grease Bosch no. A 000 989 62 51 Wabco no.
Any ideas on how to adjust this cable without the tool? All the best Steve thanks Steve for advice. Hi Alexander, You could loosen the support bearing and change its position slightly and see if makes any difference to the noise. Observe the correct mixing ratio. Hope this helps, All the best Steve Hi Steve I need some advise and help. Even if your Mercedes Benz states it's fill for life, you'll quite often find it still has a drain an replacement time scale in your handbook If you're unsure which gear spec you need, or have a modified or unique Mercedes Benz Vehicle why not.
Noice dissapears when I press down the clutch briefley and then up again. Be absolutely sure that the fault does actually lie inside the gearbox before deciding to replace the gearbox — only then begin to spend money! The torque transmitted through the clutch on the gearbox output shaft. Gonna put the vito on tramps and remove the wheels and try so hear where its coming from. I 90693 Nozzle holder Glow plugs special ceramic grease -30°C. Also that recess in the shaft toward the end of the metal gearstick after the ball ,that looks like it holds a black rubber ring,is that significent for something,as i found mine broken off? I have noticed lately though i am getting a bit of clutch drag and also sometimes if i select 1st,1st then i get a little movement forward the clutch is not slipping its like its not quite going far enough to engage the gear when peddle is pressed? Worse when cold funnily enough, suspected that the oil was too thick because it gets easier as it warms up.
So, my question for you before i perform the oil change myself. The signal transmitted by the speedometer, is removed from the driven bevel gear differential. Hope that helps, Steve hello all my vito is a 116 cdi sport i bought her at 6 months old 15000 miles and thought to myself gears are stiff 1 st and 2 nd just like clutch was not depressed far enough. Gooday Steve,it ended up being a broken piece of plastic at the bottom of the shifter ball socket,where 1st and 2nd gear is selected. It may be better to try and obtain a used replacement gearbox as a rebuild or parts are very costly.
As there are mineral semi syn, and full syn Oils for your box. Mercedes Benz Gear Oil By Handbook Specification Looking for Car Manual or Automatic Gearbox Oil for your Mercedes? What bits are usually replaced? All trademarks referenced in this website are displayed for identification purposes only and are in no way intended to denote any affiliation with their corresponding owners. The thinner oil in the gearbox sounds interesting. Now is working Ok,only thing is a click effect sometimes you feel it in your gear changing hand ,when changing from 1st to 2nd. Other things to consider are: Air in the clutch hydraulics this will need to be back bled from the slave cylinder nipple to the reserve, this is shared with the brake fluid reserve.
Regards Rob This could be one of the best purchases you ever make for £3. This provides the the correct setting of the release plate on first application of the clutch. Some more info from others On rare occasion it may be necessary to reverse bleed the system, from nipple to reserve, but you would have to adapt the Ezee Bleed kit slightly for that to allow a push on connection to force fluid back through the system into the reservoir. Allow fluid to pass until no air bubbles are seen then lock off the nipple and test. Look for mechanical issues first. After 18 months I noticed the same irritating gear selection re 1st into 2nd, when I got it into 1st! I asked my garage to change the oil into a thinner oil. « previos page next page » Copyright © 2010 AutoManuals.
Deviations between this manual and items specific to your vehicle may occur since Mercedes-Benz constantly adapts its vehicles to the latest technology and modifies design and equipment. The acid test really is if the box allows selection when the engine is off! It is costly to replace all gear box , any advise will be greatly appreciated Many thanks Ber Hi Ber, I would check out the selector mechanism for breakage in the plastic ball under the gear lever gaiter. Can not get it in at all either driving or not moving. At this point the level is correct and refit the fill plug. I am still running on it, and many others have used it with good results. This makes play that can be taken out by adding a carefully selected washer to the shaft and replacing the spring clip. So it looks, to me, like the action of trying to select reverse or 1st or second is the gear lever been asked to go all the way over to the left of its travel ie towards the passenger side.
If it is this and the noise is slight it could be just dry, there is no way to lubricate this so its indicating perhaps that the release bearing is nearing end of life though some go on for years like this It may be that if the squeak is accompanied with a slight rattle that the dual mass flywheel or clutch pressure plate has started to weaken or break up, you would need to remove the gearbox and cover plate to fully investigate this. I would not trade my Vito for any other vehicle …. A 001 989 84 03 Manual 5-speed transmission G 32-5 711. Switch directly involve reversing fork reverse gear. With clean automatic transmission fluid and a fresh transmission filter you will be providing clean lubrication and proper filtration for your transmission. All the other gears seem okay.
It may be self adjusting, but when the end of life approaches there is not enough travel in the slave cylinder to apply the correct clearance to the spinning friction plate causing some drag and a definite inability to select gears from stationary. I focussed on the oil in the transmission as my saviour and as it turns out — it was a great call! Limited Lifetime Warranty We stand behind the parts we sell. All the best Steve Hi Tom, That mechanism is moved by rods in a frame between the gear lever and gearbox. Get someone to watch the selector mechanism as you select the difficult gear and determine if it is worn or sloppy. On the road test I noticed immediately the poor selection to first issue had completely gone and the first to second up-shift was near perfect. Excludes shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, U.