Old 11-12-2019, 02:08 PM
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Default Works on GMC in reverse

Originally Posted by rdmallory View Post
E-brakes are not designed to work in reverse.
They use forward rotation to work.

E-brake maybe but using parking-brake to hold the load then put tranny in P for years. The older trucks I've owned have lost parking-brake functionality as the cables rust up, you know that when the brake won't hold in REV or FWD. Easy to check. My parking brake holds back my 3/4 ton just fine. Saves the parking pawls from the shock of going from P to D to.