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Old 12-17-2002, 04:55 AM
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no reverse on SL

I own a 91 300 SL 24 valve with 70,000 miles the car some times will not go into reverse gear, when I select reverse it will almost select it but not fully, this is starting to happen more frequently, if I realy rev the car to 5-6000 rpm it will then jump into reverse gear with the obvious results!! I have changed the gear box oil and filter on the box twice when driving it changes gear perfectly there are no oil leaks or any thing else abnormal has any body got any suggestions its starting to get a real pain you want to try pushing one of these!!
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Old 12-17-2002, 09:32 AM
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About 95% of the time that is caused by worn friction material on the reverse clutch pack(trans tear down).
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