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VW Electric Parking Brake Service

Unapproved methods will set malfunction codes and, worst-case, you could damage the unit.

Volkswagen Tiguan Brake Tips

The brake system is straightforward, but pay attention to the details.

Adjusting Parking Brakes

You should never estimate when it comes to parking brake adjustments.

The Porsche Tuned Intake

Vehicles like the 2015 Porsche Cayenne with the Turbocharged V8 tune the intake noise to add to the driving experience.

European Electric Parking Brake Service

Caliper-mounted systems will have a module mounted in the trunk with wiring going to the calipers.

VIDEO: Doing The Complete Disc Brake Job

Andrew Markel follows up on a previous video about parking brake adjustment to discuss how it should not be the only thing to inspect during a brake job. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

VIDEO: Adjusting The Parking Brake

Andrew Markel discusses the added value of adjusting the parking brake as a part of a customer’s brake job. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Tech Tip: Subaru Electric Parking Brake Inoperative

This bulletin announces a new replacement EPB actuator assembly to address DTC C0251. In isolated cases, the automatic calibration function of the EPB actuator may not always occur when turning the ignition on.

Top TPMS Tips

If you are having problems with a relearn procedure or the TPMS light won’t go out after a test drive, look to see if the check engine light is on or if there are any codes related to the modules that communicate with the TPMS.

VIDEO: Electronic Parking Brake On Modern Volkswagen Models

Andrew Markel shows how a scan tool can help diagnose and repair the electronic parking brake on modern import vehicles including Volkswagen. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Audi Tech Tip: Noise From Rear Brakes After Vehicle Is Parked

Audi owners may report sporadically hearing the parking brake being actuated after the vehicle has been switched off. If the customer does not identify the sound as the sound of the parking brake being actuated, he or she may simply complain of hearing noises from the rear brakes.

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