NASTF Information Requests

Tracking: 515 Status: Closed
State: MO Name: Jeff
Category of Request: PowerTrain - Clutch, Drive-Axles, Differential, Transmission, electronic controls, etc. Manufacturer: 2005 MERCEDES SL500

Inquiry
Have you checked the OEM website?
N/A
Description of Repair unable to perform
Unable to purchase transmission from Mercedes parts department.
Description of Information not available
Sale of transmission denied by Mercedes. Have customer authorization, D-1 form, proof of ownership.
Description of steps taken to obtain information (help/contact function on website, websites, etc.)
Tried to order through Mercedes TRP portal, transmission not listed.
Other Comments or Concerns
Appears Mercedes is trying to keep the work in there own dealerships as I can not wrap around my mind how a transission is a part related to vehicle theft.
Notes
Skip Potter - 11/1/2013
TRP - Mercedes briefly added a completed new or rebuilt 722.9 transmission to their list of TRP parts contained in section 4.2.1 and restricted sales outside their dealer network. They have recently removed the transmission from all TRP requirements and it is now readily available, no LSID needed.
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