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shawnshaw 09-06-2011 07:18 PM

Parking brake wont release
my parking brake wont release and I can not finf the emergency release tool anywhere in the car. Can I buy this part from BMW?

wilson009 09-06-2011 07:24 PM

Did you look under your dash below the steering wheel? Thats where its located.

grtwht 09-07-2011 08:58 AM

The parking brake release tool is in the trunk tool kit - it's a long, thin metal rod at the top of the trunk toolbox thing.
Right in front of the spare tire there is a hole you stick it in and turn it until there is resistance (you're sticking it into the parking brake actuator by doing this).

eliguh 06-24-2015 06:37 AM

Did you ever find out where you could get the emergency release tool from? Could you get it from the dealer? If so, how much was it?

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