Well no, limp mode is it’s stuck in 2nd which is usually a computer deal. You 
can probably go 20-30 miles an hour maybe. I now notice he says his is in 3rd 
and he can go 55. 

Does it shift thru the gears up to 3rd or no shifting at all?

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> On Mar 6, 2018, at 7:49 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
> I thought "limp mode" meant you could literally only drive at 5 mph.
> Hadn't realized it has other meanings.
> 
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 8:45 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
>> Lovely. I have no check engine light.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
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>>> On Mar 6, 2018, at 6:37 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes <
>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Usually if it’s the common and easier to fix conductor plate issue you
>> get a check engine light. If you don’t get a check engine light and it’s
>> not shifting my experience is that it’s more likely a more serious
>> mechanical issue with the trans.
>>> 
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>>>> On Mar 6, 2018, at 7:28 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes <
>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I don’t know. It just occurred I have no check engine lights.
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
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>>>>> On Mar 6, 2018, at 6:27 PM, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes <
>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> This $500 E300 I have was running like that, flaky shifting though the
>> engine seemed to have power. Throwing codes for EGR and glow plugs. Looked
>> all that up and the wonky shifting seemed to be associated with the EGR
>> issue. I cleaned it up but don’t have it back together again to see how it
>> runs now.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Is it throwing any codes?
>>>>> 
>>>>> --R
>>>>> Sent from iPhone
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>>>>>> On Mar 6, 2018, at 8:19 PM, Bob Rentfro via Mercedes <
>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> So I come out from work, jump in my E300D, Drive 8 miles to the
>> freeway, go to merge on the freeway and I have is third gear suddenly. What
>> the hell. Now I’m driving the back roads home at 55 miles an hour and 3500
>> RPM. WTF just happened?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Bob R
>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
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