Questions tagged [parking-brake]

A manual cable operated brake used to lock a vehicle into place at a given location when it is parked.

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Parking brake sensor?

I have a '16 Fiesta ST 6-speed. Particularly in cold weather before the car has warmed up, I'll release the parking brake and start driving, but the brake light will come back on at the slightest ...
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My 2013 Malibu electric park brake doesn't function and ''service'' sign comes on dash

2013 Malibu LTZ ''service park brake switch'' stays on. mechanic thinks could be '' short to ground or open'' wire in switch. any experience out there? If I turn key only one notch it works fine, but ...
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Parking brake repair

The parking brake on this 2002 Chevrolet Impala stopped working shortly after a visit to a shop. Maybe just correlation, maybe causation, I don't know.. In any case, I have taken some pictures and I ...
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Volvo XC90 Mk1 parking brake too weak

The parking brake of Volvo XC90 Mk1 (2002-2014) is weak by design and can not hold the car properly (manual transmission) even if well maintained. This goes back to the small size of brake drums on ...
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Brake pad change - passat 2011

Implausible signal Brakes fail Very dissapointed
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Why the tyre at near-side kerb makes noise when I balance on hill road?

I drive Honda Jazz 2010 model semi-automatic. When I stop at a road with slope (hilly), I apply my parking brake and switch my gear from A1 (automatic 1st gear) to N (Neutral). When I am about to ...