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Old 09-09-2008, 07:38 PM
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Question Parking Brake Malfunction

HELP! I just bought a 2005 A6Q 3.2 - when I got it home I backed it into the driveway and set the parking brake (electromechanical on this model) since I was on a hill. When I got back into it to move it, the brake would not release and the Parking Brake Malfunction lit up on the dash, along with the light on the brake switch flashing.

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You need to have the codes scanned by the dealer, if the brake control module has a fault for the parking brake it won't release the brake. It could be something as simple as a faulty switch.
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thanks...not the answer I was looking for!
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Audi issued a TSB for this exact issue. Give me your e-mail address and I will send you the PDF.
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Kevin,

thanks, I sent it to you in a PM...

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I sent it to you. I think you will agree that it describes your problem.
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audi issued a tsb for this exact issue. Give me your e-mail address and i will send you the pdf.
can u send it to me too?
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Kevin could you please email me the pdf

after 10 mimutes leaving the car turned off msg goes and no fault is found or registers on thier diagnostics

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I e-mailed it to you.
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many thanks
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