79K miles car hesitates in reverse. Wants to reverse but seems like brakes are locked

Asked by Apr 25, 2013 at 10:17 AM about the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 560-Class 4 Dr 560SEL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When put into reverse, car shutters but feels like brakes are locked, no feeling of reverse gear engaging. several attempts later, reverse engages and car reverses as normal? All forward gears as normal and car runs great.

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Check the transmission fluid level. If it's full, take it in for servicing and adjustment.

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