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Old 02-08-2017, 10:57 AM   #1
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Update - Solved - Parking Brake Not Clicking and Staying Up

I figured this would be some good information since there is very little on the internet about this.

Ultimately what we had to do was open up the console to access the parking brake. There is a small spring on the front that keeps tension on the brake so it can catch on the teeth to make it click and hold it up. All you have to do is bend the spring back and it will catch, simple enough.

You can pop the plastic cover around the parking brake off and the boot lifts off. To be honest I'm not sure if you can reach the spring by just doing this step, we wound up removing the entire center console to get a better look, it was fairly involved. Here is a picture of the parking brake fully exposed for reference.




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