Very reluctantly creating this ad as I would like to test the waters here.
I bought an 2004 W211 E55 off a member here in July 2017 with 86,500 miles on the clock.
As known the M113k engine has been very reliable and overall the w211 has been a joy over the last 2 years.
There are 2 pins beneath the gear lever. I'd recommend to check the connection.
You can remove the surround trim by pulling it out carefully, rotate the black plastic trim that holds the gear lever and check if it sits tight, or push the gear lever down.
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It's been a while, but finally I came around in fixing my SBC Hold.
I used to get the message "SBC H unavailable. See Workshop or User Manual".
A lot of sources told me to grab a new part, but didn't want to spend that much just to have that feature, until I found a german board, where the...
If someone is having the same issue (Comand NGT1 set to US mode by selected the W211_US or AMG_US) - you can fix it with the following steps:
1. Set key at position 1
2. Turn on Comand and select "AUX" under Audio
3. Press the "Serv" button
4. Press the number "5" and keep it pressed...