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Old 06-24-2019, 05:49 PM   #1
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2018 Sprinter 4x4 transmission clunk?!

I have a 2018 SMB 4x4 that I took possession of last October. I was wondering if anyone had this experience? I have a call in with my local MB dealer but they keep blowing me off.

The issue is on very rare occasions it feels like the transmission misses/slips, I hear and feel a "klunk" when I am going around 30 mph from one gear to the next. Its like the gear is not engaging smoothly when switching to a higher gear. I have felt this only like 4 or 5 times but it makes me feel like my vans transmission is defective. I have not had a lot of free time to use the van so I have only been on 4 or 5 trips and only have I think a 4k miles on it. But basically its like a "ka-klunck" from one gear to the next where the van will momentarily slow down then engage into the next gear, again quite rare but alarming.

I have to keep harassing my local MB dealer and I just dont think they are going to be able to recreate the problem.

I am sure the tranny will go belly up when I am in the middle of no where because of this.

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Old 06-24-2019, 06:12 PM   #2
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Is it a factory 4x4, or a conversion?

I don't know anything about MB's transfer case, or if it even has one, but I'm wondering if it's the t/c rather than the transmission.


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Old 06-24-2019, 06:34 PM   #3
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It is a factory 4x4 MB.

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