b'Mercedes Benz Conductor PlateReassemblycasing via O-rings. A failure of these rings can allow oil to enter the harness Work on a clean and prepared surface. plug. Metal contaminants suspended in the ATF can cause short circuits. (Fig. 5)With the valve body removed, remove the plastic solenoid covers from the valve body conductor plate and the three bolts holding the leaf springs.Lubricate the guide bush O-rings and align the holes in the guide bush with The solenoids can now be removed carefully.the pins in the conductor plate. Push into place.Remove the conductor plate from the valve body. While the pressure modulating solenoids have two O-rings, the shift solenoids do not have any.resistance. Then, turn it a further 30 until you feel it click into its locked position. Measure the ATF you have drained to get an idea of how much was debris. (Fig. 4) Position the new conductor plate onto the valve body; there are two locating tabs that will snap into position. Lubricate the O-rings and push the solenoids Start the engine and let it idle for 2 minutes. Move the gear shifter through Back on the vehicle, wipe the surface of the mating face of the valve body clutches and expunge any air.selector sector, and tighten the valve body retaining bolts. Lubricate the new A dipstick will be required to measure the oil level if required.The dipstick is approximately one meter long and is pushed into the The conductor plate is connected to the outside of the transmission by atransmission dipstick tube until it touches the bottom of the sump pan. guide bush, which is sealed inside the conductor plate and the transmission Fig. 4 Fig. 5www.febi.com44'