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Old 09-06-2011, 08:18 PM
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Angry 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?
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Old 09-06-2011, 08:24 PM
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Did you look under your dash below the steering wheel? Thats where its located.
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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).
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