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Parking Brake Fault light is coming on? I reset the battery and it keeps coming on. It starts with the "apply parking brake" light and then when you take off, it goes to a parking brake fault? Please help!!

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This is a common fault often caused by low battery voltage, before you start taking expensive actions with the park brake modules etc get your battery checked for 100% efficiency.
Hope this helps, good luck.

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You need to erase the code using a OBD II scanner.

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Jaguar's Winter Tease - Park Brake Fault.
First thing you need to try is to reset the Park Brake Module - by unplugging the mudule harness for one minute, while the vehicle is running. When you plugin the harness again, you will get a dash reading - "Apply Park Brake to Callibrate". While pressing on the Brake pedal (do not release) - apply Park Brake. Then while the brake pedal is still depressed - Release the Park Brake. Dash display should return to normal. Have your battery checked - replace if older than 5 years. If fault returns - replace Park brake mudule.
In future, to eliminate "Park Brake Fault" - Place key in ignition and turn to accessories - DO NOT START ENGINE. While pressing on the brake pedal.....release the Park Brake. This will eliminate the fault from being created during a low voltage draw when starting the engine with a poor battery. Hope this helps.

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You need the fault code, you could check the wires to the motor as these can rub at the rear anti roll bar. this is worth checking but not easy to see Drife

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Bulletin from Jaguar :

Electronic Park Brake (EPB)
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2003 MY-ON
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M44998-ON

Issue:
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