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When I shift into reverse, at times it won't move, almost as

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When I shift into reverse , at times it won't move, almost as if some sort of brake is on. Only if I go back and forth between P+ R will it then work,I don't know what this could be ,any ideas?
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: Far as I know its a 1997, I have not noticed any leaks,the fluid does not smell burnt!
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: Its a 1997 C-1500,with a 350'&4+4
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I would like to ,but that depends on problem
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Don't think so
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 4 months ago.

Hi, my name is Barry. Welcome to Just Answer. I would be happy to help you with your Chevy truck.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 4 months ago.

When you are experiencing this problem does the engine rev freely or does it bind as if under load?