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My 4l80e started feeling like the brakes were being applied.i pressed the gas on down it would accelarate fine. seemed to get hot. fluid leak caused fire on exaust from rear trans line at case.when i started the engine to check were the leak is at then shifted in gear and nothing happend!!tried to reve the motor it would barely reveup in prnod123 what could the problem was almost full of fluid. 98gmc 3500 4.7 4x4

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Well, you will need the computer that controls the 4L80E because it is shifted electronically as the 700 is not - it is hydraulic. I think if you have both trucks, you swap wiring harnesses and such and it would work out.

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Your description isn't very comprehensive but I think what you are saying is your brakes are being applied progressively as you drive until they finally lock on altogether?

I have experienced this condition a number of times before and it was relatively common before the days of computers and robots.

I have known one occasion when a faulty vacuum servo gave similar symptoms and that usually very reliable component was made faulty by a leaking brake master cylinder that had over a long period, half filled the brake booster with fluid.

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This can be verified easily as the brakes will be hot and momentarily slackening a couple of pipes from the master cylinder or a couple of bleed nipples will immediately free the brakes.

Although there are a few theoretical possible causes for this it is usually (and exclusively in my personal experience) due to bad maintenance or repair in the vehicle's recent history.

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