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Park Brake Failure

I have the same problem where my car states there is a Park Brake Failure and shuts down the DCS and goes into "Limp Mode". I've taken it in a few times and they say I need to replace the peddal assembly. I've done that 3 times now and still have the same problem. It only happens when it is above 85 degrees out and it gets hot inside the car. What could this be?!?!?! Can I pull a fuse or something to stop the car from at least deactivating and stranding me wherever I go?

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  • brihur38 Jun 23, 2009

    They replaced the pedal assembly at the dealership and the shop, because they said the problem was in one of the connectors that you can't buy separate anymore. I got 1 used and 1 new assembly and neither worked along with the original one that was in there. Which means 3 different assemblies have the same problem??? I just think it's strange that I consistently will not work when it gets to a certain temperature.

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You'll have to replace the calipers. I am suredriving with the rear disc brakes partially locked
generated a lot of heat and melted something inside the caliper. Now you can
remove the car's wheels and can move the parking brake arm on the caliper.
The little spring on the caliper that's supposed to retract the parking
brake arm should be strong enough to do it....

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Hi,

you say you replaced the pads, did they fit okay? and have you checked cables and mech parts for freedom of movement etc.
If all okay, have you tried a recalibration to the electronic handbrake?

Sounds more like a throttle position sensor to me. Which , of course is mounted to the throttle body...
and DJAG ,

Thanks for contacting Fixya.

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