Make sure you replace this bearing, and the teflon seal, or you will kill your transmission. These cars are much easier to find at the junkyard than an S500. I would get a W220 from the self serve junk yard. What do you see that causes you to believe that? K2 Frictions — Single sided B1, K1, K3 clutches The Transtec overhaul soft parts kit includes all of the rubber seals and gaskets that you will need to complete your rebuild. I know I wouldn't get the bellhousing or correct casing necessarily but perhaps the right internals. . .
This market is constantly changing so no information is included in this video on how to clear the transmission error codes yourself. Remember to soak all of your friction clutch plates in transmission fluid thirty minutes prior to installation. In my short experience with this particular transmission, it has experienced long mountain climbs for sure driving in the pacific northwest. Whatever it takes transmissions has a great exploded view diagram of the 722. There might be other issues or there could be some collateral damage that may have caused the failure of the conductor plate. This is a built in safety feature that will prevent destroying the transmission limp home mode.
I want to say yours has the third generation sprag which is 0. The video instructions that come with this kit will help guarantee success if you opt to do this job yourself. What kind of warranty coverage are you looking for? R emanufactured transmissions carry a longer, 3 year, nationwide warranty with additional upgrades while a rebuilt unit generally carries up to a 1 or 2 year warranty and upgrades vary from shop to shop. Both of the tabs are missing. Seems like a failure that should have caused a lot more damage. Here is the oil pump: Here is the bell housing bearing surface oil pump side.
I know I wouldn't get the bellhousing or correct casing necessarily but perhaps the right internals. Martin All of the frictions look really good through-out the entire transmission. The fluid that was used is great stuff. Again you may luck-out with a W220 S500. They are all supposed to have high torque capacity 722.
I would press-out the pinions to put new copper washers. Notice the significant gouging where the clutches contact on all three of these clutches: B3 Clutch: K3 Clutch K3 Clutch again cut close up of friction teeth. Steel pump plate for this problem-look at half way down for the You-tube. Yes, you can go the dodge route, but a big but. Also notice the grooves from the clutches: K2 Clutch: K2 Clutch Outer Housing: K2, B3, and B2 Clutch Inner. I'm going to take some time and digest and get back with you guys.
Remember you will need new pump bushing and stator bushing too if you can find someone to machine a larger pocket, I'd get a larger one. If you are not sure if your Mercedes has this transmission, please call your local Mercedes dealer and give him your vin number. Yes you will really need these!!! Make sure you are right at the minimum gap clearance on the frictions, so it will mean you will need to buy new spring clips. I don't know how many miles are on the clutches. You may just get a machine shop to one-thousandth or so. Product Details Oregon Performance Transmission is proud to offer this master rebuild kit for the Mercedes-Benz 722. Anyways, what I would, so you are not buying a pile of hard parts.
Kent goes over the reasons why you may want to attempt this repair even if you are not sure the conductor plate is the main problem with your transmission. Because its a diesel it does not see rpms high enough for heat. I'd be more than happy to upload my pictures instead of linking them. How much is this is normal wear and what should be replaced? The height of your sprag will determine if you have third-genertation transmission, or the common 2nd generation types +2000 cars. One thing they said was prior to 1996 mercedes used double faced clutches in their trans. I have this posted over at sprinter-source. The additional cost may be higher than installing a reman or rebuilt transmission--not to mention the extra downtime.
Notice the deformation on the steels: B2 Clutch Housing. Note: No specific instructions are included on replacing the transmission gasket and pan. The transmission was sold to me used with 180,000miles on it but I have a hard time believing that those clutches have that many miles on it. Thanks for all of the information! One thing they said was prior to 1996 mercedes used double faced clutches in their trans. They are sold by Whatever it takes. Another look at the oil pump picture and you might notice that there is no way for the oil pump to engage the torque converter. Now, you have seen this? I use Titan Fuchs 4134 fluid.