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1978 280e reverse issue...

Hello, my 1978 Mercedes 280e has to warm up before the reverse gear will engage. I was told (from the guy I purchased the car from) it was a dry digraph seal, which is a relatively minor problem. Does anyone have an opinion on this? Thank you!
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REverse band is the only adjustable one , it is located at the right side near front above the oil pan .it comes loose and back up , just tighten it back up . to adjust it right , you tighten until it stops , dont force it , back out 1 and 1/2 turn and lock the nut .
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