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Rear brakes my mercedes (c200 1996 model) tends to shudder when driving for about 5 km and the rear brakes seem to lock. the car comes to a halt and cannot move.

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Have the antilock brake system checked, did this start after a brake job?

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List items for service at 5 year service interval


Maintenance must be carried out at 16 000 km (10 000 miles) or 12-monthly intervals from date of delivery, whichever comes first.

Renew engine oil and oil filter.
Renew drain plug sealing washer.
Renew drain plug assembly.
Visually check underbonnet/underbody
for any fluid leaks.
Inspect brake pads for wear (brake disc
condition on pad change).
Renew coolant.
Renew spark plugs (Normally Aspirated). 112 000 km (70 000 miles)
Renew spark plugs (leaded fuel markets only).
Check accessory drive belt tension wear indicator(s) – replace belt(s) if necessary.
Renew front accessory drive belt. 160 000 km (100 000 miles)
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Check/top-up brake fluid level.
Check/top-up coolant level.
Check/top-up windshield washer reservoir.
Check/top-up power steering fluid level.
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I know brakes inside and out. I'd love to come down there and fix them for you. I'm unemployed, single male, with nothing else to do.If trans could be arranged, I'd love to fix your brakes. I've always wanted to see Australia. more women than men I've heard? true? Gimmie a passport. I'm there. John

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