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Service park Assist is displayed in our overhead communication system. How do we fix this? is it a sensor? if so how do you tell which one, or even if its something different? I have tried cleaning them which is all the information I have found on the internet. Not very much info out there as to how to fix this issue. Please Help!

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faulty sensor in teh bumper or bad connection, im not sure where the main module is on them. most likely in rear pannel, dr or pass side, check for rock beaten wires under the back of the van.

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