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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 1 year ago.
What year and model is the vehicle?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2000 MT45 chassis
2000 MT 45
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's an old FedEx Step Van
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you there
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 1 year ago.
sorry lost internet connection.
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 1 year ago.
OK has the parking brake cable been checked?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It works that's why it is engaging
Customer: replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
Ok sounds like the emergency brake controller is bad has this been checked?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where is it located
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Alison dealers and service reps around here have never heard of this problem
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's like I set the parking brake all the time
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 1 year ago.
Really? There is an electronic emergency brake controller and no one ever checked this for you?
Customer: replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
Where is the controller located
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 1 year ago.
Above the emergency brake almost like a brake light switch
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have to tear the dash apart
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There's nothing there but the pool to apply brake and push to release brake
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's like I have the parking brake on in Reverse neutral and Park
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All that's back there is just cables
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
I call for Alison service reps why wouldn't they tell me that
Customer: replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
What kind of money do you think it's going to cost to get that replaced ballpark figure
Expert:  HondaGuygold replied 1 year 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.