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I put my vehicle in reverse the parking brake comes on and

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I put my vehicle in reverse the parking brake comes on and the truck will not move at first you could put it in reverse back up and then the parking brake came on instant stop
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
What year and model is the vehicle?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
2000 MT45 chassis
2000 MT 45
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It's an old FedEx Step Van
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Are you there
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
sorry lost internet connection.
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
OK has the parking brake cable been checked?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It works that's why it is engaging
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
When I put it in drive is ok put it in neutral parking brake comes on put in Reverse parking brake comes on
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
Ok sounds like the emergency brake controller is bad has this been checked?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Where is it located
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Alison dealers and service reps around here have never heard of this problem
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It's like I set the parking brake all the time
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
Really? There is an electronic emergency brake controller and no one ever checked this for you?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
They told me they've never heard of an Allison Transmission doing this before that's why I'm talking to you they want me to drive it to them
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Where is the controller located
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
Above the emergency brake almost like a brake light switch
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I have to tear the dash apart
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
There's nothing there but the pool to apply brake and push to release brake
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It's like I have the parking brake on in Reverse neutral and Park
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
All that's back there is just cables
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
Should be a little switch above or some plants had them installed on the transmission itself but this is what needs to be checked.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I call for Alison service reps why wouldn't they tell me that
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I found the switch I think on the side of the dash you think that's it so what has to be replaced that little switch
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
What kind of money do you think it's going to cost to get that replaced ballpark figure
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 5 months ago.
Ball park parts and labor 200 to 300 depending on how really. Hoped this helped. Please rate excellent service so I can get credit for my help thanks. Bonuses greatly appreciated. I'm here if you need any further assistance.