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Mercedes Benz C-Class (W204) Training Manual: Manually releasing the park pawl (vehicles with automatic transmissions)

Mercedes Benz C-Class (W204) Training Manual / Body and Safety / Emergency Operations / Manually releasing the park pawl (vehicles with automatic transmissions)

In the case of an electrical malfunction, the selector lever can be manually released from the P position, e.g. if the vehicle is to be towed.

  • Firmly push down on the parking brake.
  • Press the selector lever cover 1 to the left and pull out from above.
  • Press the release 2 down and move the selector lever from the P position at the same time.
  • The selector lever can now be moved freely until it is again brought to "P" position.


  1. Selector lever cover
  2. Release

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