how do I unlock transmission/back wheels of a mercedes bens SL 500 year 2001

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Asked by Dec 23, 2013 at 01:29 PM about the Mercedes-Benz 500-Class

Question type: General

My car's tranmission locked in parking. How can I unlock the back wheels in order to move the car so it can be towed?
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Have them pick it up from the rear and tow it on the front wheels. It's a rear wheel drive, right? Only way to free the wheels is to drop the drive shaft if in fact the trans is locked.

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You could try to disconnect the gear link rod from the gearbox and try to shift the box out of park manually.

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